Kiwi racing great in critical condition after crash

Inky Tulloch  won the won the three-hour New Zealand Endurance title with John McIntyre at Hampton Downs last week.
Inky Tulloch won the won the three-hour New Zealand Endurance title with John McIntyre at Hampton Downs last week.

Ian "Inky" Tulloch, the racing identity and a former mayor of Gore, has been seriously injured in a motor racing crash at Teretonga Park near Invercargill.

The 65-year-old is reported to be in a critical condition in Southland Hospital, after an accident during a Clubmans Saloon car race.

His Honda Integra hit a tyre wall, the race was stopped, and Tulloch was air-transported to the hospital, Fairfax NZ reported.

Tulloch's extensive CV includes being a member of and leading organisations such as the Gore District Health Committee and Rugby Southland. He has won a number of New Zealand and Australian motor racing titles.

In combination with John McIntyre of Nelson, Tulloch - a Southland businessman - won the three-hour New Zealand Endurance title at Hampton Downs last week.

- NZ Herald

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