'Love you #130' - banger racers hold minute's silence at Adrian Flux Arena in King's Lynn in memory of teenager Kyle Warren, who died in tragic Pulham Market crash near A140
PUBLISHED: 11:30 09 April 2017 | UPDATED: 11:30 09 April 2017
Banger racers fell silent in memory of a popular teenage competitor who died in a tragic road crash with two of his friends.
Kyle Warren, who died in the accident in Tivetshall Road, Pulham Market along with Dominic O’Neill and Billy Hines, was a regular participant in the banger racing events at the Adrian Flux Arena in Saddlebow Road, King’s Lynn.
Kyle’s shock death after the incident at 11.45pm on Wednesday has prompted an outpouring of grief from friends and family in the community where was well-known, with the banger racing fraternity adding its tributes.
And ahead of their latest meeting at the Adrian Flux Arena, the drivers turned off their engines for a minute’s silence to remember the person they knew as “Junior Banger Racer 130”.
Earlier a statement on the website of Trackstar Racing read: “Everyone at Trackstar is devastated to hear of Kyle’s very premature passing and our thoughts and prayers are with everyone who knew Kyle and his family and friends.”
Tributes have continued to come in for the popular teenager, who went to school at Archbishop Sancroft High School in Harleston.
Friend Bethan Burton said: “Thinking of all your family at such a hard time and sending my love.
“This doesn’t seem real, getting that call to say it was you.
“It just won’t sink in but I want you to know you will be dearly missed, Make sure you race up there.
“We had so many good memories. I remember you as a little boy and grew up knowing you through school.
“Then I came into the racing family and we always had a good laugh.
“Racing won’t be the same without you but just because you are not here with us, you’re still gonna be there in spirit.
“Such an amazing lad took too soon. Always made me every smile, had time for people. Gonna miss you like mad. Fly high angel, love you #130.”