Kiwi F1 race driver Chris Amon passed away yesterday at age 73.
News of Amon's passing has been felt around the world, throughout the motorsport community.
A number of the world's most renowned motoring personalities have expressed their thoughts on Twitter.
Very sad to hear that the great Chris Amon has died. Met him a few years ago in NZ, what a lovely man. Approachable, humble, a class act— Martin Brundle (@MBrundleF1) August 3, 2016
Sad news about the passing of Chris Amon. He gave Dad his first chance racing Formula 1 at the German GP in 1974.— Jack Perkins (@jack_perkins) August 3, 2016
Chris Amon has died aged 73August 3, 2016
Terribly sad to be given the news that Chris Amon has passed. An inspiration to many of us from down under.You will be missed my friend. RIP— Mitch Evans (@mitchevans_) August 3, 2016
Saddened by the passing of my friend and past t/mate Chris Amon. Truly one of the good guys admired and respected by all. #RIPChris.— Mario Andretti (@MarioAndretti) August 3, 2016
Saddened to hear the passing of Chris Amon. A true Legend and inspiration to many. Thoughts are with his family and friends.— Scott Dixon (@scottdixon9) August 3, 2016