Huntingdon mechanic’s tribute to Fast and Furious star Paul Walker

10:03 22 January 2014

Promotion girls Torria Murray (left) and Lauren Morgan with Greg Moore's car at Santa Pod. Picture by Mark Tyrell-Thompson

Promotion girls Torria Murray (left) and Lauren Morgan with Greg Moore's car at Santa Pod. Picture by Mark Tyrell-Thompson

Smoked Imagery.

A mechanic and modified car enthusiast has paid tribute to film star Paul Walker in fitting style - by modifying his car.

Greg Moore, of GW Autos in Huntingdon, had his Subaru Impreza signwritten so it became a moving promotion for the tragic actor’s non-profit organisation Reach Out Worldwide.

The 33-year-old took his car to Santa Pod Raceway in Northamptonshire on Saturday (January 18) for a Tribute Day event in memory of Walker, star of the Fast and Furious films who died in a car crash in November last year.

“The day was truly amazing,” said Mr Moore. “The turnout was at capacity, about 7,000 people, and the reaction to the car was better than I could have imagined. It symbolised what the event was about.”

Organised by Royston Modified Car Community, the event, which featured cars from the Fast and Furious films, was in aid of Reach Out Worldwide, an organisation set up by Walker to react to disasters, such as Typhoon Haiyan, around the world. The final amount raised was yet to be known.

Mr Moore thanked all those who helped him, including promotion girls Lauren Morgan, from Upwood, and Torria Murray, from Huntingdon; Your Sign Company in Huntingdon; Swift Stitch in St Neots; and Mark Tyrell-Thompson of Smoked Imagery in Southoe.

0 comments

More news stories

Yesterday, 16:27
Ramsey Police Station,

An increase in crime in Ramsey since the town’s police station closed its doors has been put down to the growing population in the area and the ways crime is reported.

Yesterday, 14:09
Masie in her cage.

The family of a tiny dog whose jaw was broken in three places when it was attacked by a much larger dog are warning other owners and even parents to be vigilant.

Yesterday, 11:57
Huntingdon Mayor Daryl Brown,

Emergency medical charity Magpas has unveiled plans that could see it move its RAF Wyton base and Huntingdon headquarters to a £5million purpose-built centre.

Yesterday, 10:08
Huntingdon Town Hall

Huntingdon Town Council is to put up its share of the council tax bill by more than six per cent in the wake of rising staff pensions and government taxes.

Most read stories

Local business directory

Cambridgeshire's trusted business finder

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Hunts Post e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up