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This will be my last post.

 

Yesterday my son Nova died in a motorcycle accident. I wanted to thank you all for helping me change him from a boy to man before he left me. I will be forever grateful. Those that know me know that I thought he was the greatest driver ever. And he was to me. I just loved watching him drive with you guys.

 

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So sorry for your loss. words are just not enough 


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Jamz

I am sickened by this news. I can't even imagine what you and your family must be going through! Your family certainly is in our thoughts and prayers

Godspeed to your son!

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I do know what you are going through, and know that you are in my prayers.  The loss of a child is heavy in my heart, if you need anything call.


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So very sorry James.

If you need anything, to talk, whatever, please let me know.

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Oh crap - Jeez - sooo sorry to hear about this Jamz - sincere condolences from all of us in the Steyn family


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So sorry for your loss...terrible..


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Watching the two of you progress with your program together was something special. Racing against Nova was always a good time knowing he was a tough yet a fair fight. He had a great attitude in the pits and really wanted to be there. Extremely sorry for your loss James, I was shocked when I heard last night. Apologies and prayers from all of us at TFB and the Teen Mazda Challenge. Godspeed Nova Brown.
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Words can't describe when I heard yesterday. Mike Collins I didn't know of your loss I can not imagine.... Nova and James were a hard working pair and we always helped each other when necessary. RIP #17 you and Nova will always be racing with Joey and I. Love you and Ina and. the family..


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So sorry to hear this bad news, having two children of my own i can only imagine. Not much that we can say but know we are thinking of you and your family. Our prayers are with you.


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James, 

 

So sorry for your loss.  I can't imagine what you are going through.  As the son in a father son racing tandem, I appreciate the special bond and the support you fathers give your children.  The Ross' will pray for Nova and your family that you may cherish the memories of the most precious possession of any human.  

 

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So sorry for your loss.


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James, I am so very sorry to hear this news.  Please accept my condolences.

 

I had the privilege of meeting Nova and racing against him (actually, I watched him from the back of the pack).  He was always a courteous,  friendly, humble, and down-to-earth young man.  You were a great father to him, too.

 

I enjoyed seeing father and son work together to field a competitive team on a shoestring budget.  You guys were a class act all the way.

 

Please let me know if I can help in any way.



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James, sorry for the loss to your family. We will all miss your ramblings of Nova and father.
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7/27/14,

 

Walking through the Laguna paddock I finally found the Brown camp. Came looking for James but was greeted by Nova. Dad was MIA, but Nova(who had only met me 1 time I think)and i started up a conversation. I asked him how the car felt and if he was feeling good about his approach to the track. This started a 10 minute chat...his thoughts, my feedback...back and forth. He listened intently to what i could offer and I could see the gratitude and sincerity in his eyes. He shook my hand and thanked me. I wished him luck in the next race. This memory will never be lost.

 

Thank you Nova for making an old guy feel important! Walk with your parents and friends as we continue on this journey called life. Godspeed

 

James,

 

Nothing can be said to express my sorry. Your grief(and your wife's) is a crushing weight on my heart as well. Please surround yourself with family and friends. Don't hesitate to reach out. 


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Just terrible to hear.

 

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I am so sorry. I cant imagine what your going thru, but please know many are praying for you and your family.
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Horrible news, so sorry.  No doubt this will hurt for a while but at some point the fond memories should exceed your grief.  Come back and pay us a visit when the time is right.  


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This is just heart breaking...  Words fail me... 

Condolences. 

He will be missed and remembered.

I hope our paths cross again sometime.


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James and family-

 

Our hearts are breaking since we heard yesterday.  Have been admiring Nova since last year as we were learning the ropes at the race track.  You and Nova helped us a lot in the process.   We plan on honoring Nova at the next TMC race at Buttonwillow.  We will be always thinking of you and your family.  As Matt put it, "Race In Paradise Nova".  Please reach out to us for anything.

 

Our best,

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