Motor racing community remembers Robin Williams
Aug 12, 2014 at 11:49a ET
By now the news has became widespread that 63-year-old Robin Williams has died, after a suspected suicide in his California home on Monday.
Williams was a beloved actor and stand-up comedian, winning an Oscar for his performance in "Good Will Hunting," and was credited in 102 movies, reports IMDb, including "Dead Poets Society," "Good Morning, Vietnam," "Aladdin," and "Mrs. Doubtfire."
Of course, we also hold a special place for Williams' car movies, "Cadillac Man" and "RV."
Many motor racing drivers and personalities have taken to social media upon learning of his passing.
Damn, so sad to hear Robin Williams passed. A hometown Marin County legend, such an incredibly talented dude.— JR Hildebrand (@JRHildebrand) August 11, 2014
The Robin Williiams news is just sinking in this morning. The world is a place with a little less laughter today. RIP.— Pippa Mann (@PippaMann) August 12, 2014
So very sad to hear about the passing of Robin Williams. A man who made so many people laugh & smile like he did will be sorely missed. RIP— Jenson Button (@JensonButton) August 12, 2014
Rest in peace, Robin Williams.