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Memorial to off road motor cycle racer Andy Caldecott. 

Andy Caldecott (10 August 1964 – 9 January 2006) was an off road motorcycle racer born in Keith, South Australia. He won the Australian Safari Rally four times consecutively (2000–2003) and was a competitor in the Dakar Rally in 2004 (DNF), 2005 (6th), and 2006.

During the 2006 Dakar Rally he won the third stage, but later died from a neck injury when crashing during the ninth stage, 250 km into the 599 km special stage from Nouakchott to Kiffa. Prior to his death he operated a motorcycle shop in Keith. 

Location

Address:Dukes Highway, Pilmore Park, Keith, 5267
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.100556
Long: 140.3575
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Sport

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 14th August, 2011
Source: MA
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