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Early Reaction from Twitter to Allan McNish Retirement [UPDATED]


The Twittersphere is very active this morning following Allan McNish’s announcement of retirement. Here’s just a sampling. We’ll add more as we see it.

Allan McNish ‏@AllanMcNish26m

A wee bit of news for you. Thanks everyone. #alwaysflatout http://www.allanmcnish.com/?site=motorsport&item=75&start=0&num=6#news …

 

Audi Sport ‏@Audi__Sport1h

Thank you @AllanMcNish for all the great moments since joining #Audi Sport back in 2000 #ThankYouAllan

 

Joest Racing ‏@JoestRacing34m

Parting at the pinnacle: @AllanMcNish ends LMP career. Allan, thanks for all the great moments with you.

 

Audi UK Sport Press ‏@Audi_UK_Press5m

@AllanMcNish on his time at Audi Sport http://chirb.it/m4LfqI  He will remain heavily involved @radiolemans @bbc5live @AudiR18_2 @FIAWEC

 

Benoit Treluyer ‏@BenoitTreluyer7m

Our friend @AllanMcNish stop his fantastic carreer now. He was a really great team player and fantastic driver we will miss you buddy 😉

 

oliver jarvis ‏@ollyjarvis35m

Gutted to see @AllanMcNish will be retiring but happy that he has chosen the right time for him whilst still at the top of his game #legend

 

Lucas di Grassi ‏@LucasdiGrassi16m

Great friend and TOP driver. It has been an honour to be your team mate. Admirable attitude to be able… http://instagram.com/p/iBg3j9RP8G/ 

 

Kelly McNish ‏@KellyMcNishMc1h

So so proud of my boy – bowing out at the top of his game. Although am a bit concerned about what he will do for adrenalin kicks now…

 

Kelly McNish ‏@KellyMcNishMc50m

Sending email to kids school *my husband has just become a bit more available to be the accompanying parent for any school trips*

 

Howden Haynes ‏@howdenhaynes3h

@AllanMcNish End of a fantastic sportscar career, very proud to have been part of it. So many fantastic results. Box Allan Box – Race over!

 

Emanuele Pirro ‏@Emanuele_Pirro4h

Great friend, great team mate and fierce rival @AllanMcNish top man in and out of the car. Audi Sport has looses a bit of its DNA #respect

 

Filipe Albuquerque ‏@AlbuquerqueFil12m

Big respect Allan on your career! @AllanMcNish @Audi__Sport pic.twitter.com/FlA0KLrjA1

 

Christopher Mies ‏@MiesChristopher1h

@AllanMcNish hope to see you soon in one of the #R8LMS great you did the choice by yourself #legend

 

Dion von Moltke ‏@Dionvmracing14m

Thanks for all the special memories, especially some amazing moments at Le Mans @AllanMcNish, hope to see you still driving something!

 

Nicolas Lapierre ‏@Nico_Lapierre26m

@AllanMcNish Hey World champion I’ll miss you on track. It was great fighting with you ! #champion

 

Lucas Luhr ‏@lucasluhr8m

huge respect to @AllanMcNish to stop on the top step le mans and world champion #sportsccarlegend #topguy

 

Dario Franchitti ‏@dariofranchitti3h

I’m sad that one of my heroes @AllanMcNish is retiring because I love to watch him race but I’ve now got a partner in crime for retirement!!

 

Marino Franchitti ‏@MFranchitti2h

Proud of everything my other brother @AllanMcNish has achieved in his career, goes out on top and I know he’ll go on to even more greatness.

 

David Brabham ‏@brabsracer7h

@AllanMcNish it was a real pleasure and honour to race against you. Top bloke, fierce rival, good mate off track. #legend

 

TOYOTA Racing ‏@Toyota_Hybrid5h

Sad to hear we won’t be racing against @AllanMcNish in 2014. All the best in retirement World Champ! #fiawec

 

Dempsey Racing ‏@GoDempseyRacing2h

Thank you @AllanMcNish for being a worthy champion and for all smiles. #InspiredMany #Cheers

 

24 Hours of Le Mans ‏@24hoursoflemans40m

Parting at the pinnacle: Audi driver @AllanMcNish ends LM P career @FIAWEC #thankyouAllan #LM24 pic.twitter.com/4Zx3S0HdA4

 

24 Heures du Mans ‏@24heuresdumans7h

L’Automobile Club de l’Ouest salue @AllanMcNish http://bit.ly/merci_allan  #24LM pic.twitter.com/CzaydVMVNt

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Lemansrace.com ‏@Lemansrace44m

Le Mans fans will miss @AllanMcNish as he steps down from the Audi factory programme. http://www.lemansrace.com/news/allan-mcnish-steps-down-as-lmp-works-audi-driver/ … #goingoutatthetop

 

FIA WEC ‏@FIAWEC48m

From all of us at #FIAWEC, we say a tremendous THANK YOU to our champion @AllanMcNish. A true character of the spirit of our championship.

 

IMSA ‏@IMSA1h

Congratulations to @AllanMcNish on an amazing career. You are one of the all-time greats in our sport! pic.twitter.com/h6iMP623e2

 

MICHELIN Motorsport ‏@michelin_sport33m

Thank you for all @AllanMcNish. It was a real pleasure to work with you. All the #Michelin team wishes all the best #thankyouallan

 

Michelin Alley ‏@MichelinAlley1h

Thanks @AllanMcNish and congrats on an incredible career from you’re friends at @michelinalley. http://www.michelinalley.com/audi-legend-mcnish-retires/ … #lemanslegend

 

Brands Hatch ‏@Brands_Hatch57m

Congrats on a great career @AllanMcNish! Check out his great video of Allan wining F3000 at Brands! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4kVf2__w6M …

 

Circuit of Americas ‏@circuitamericas2h

Hey @AllanMcNish, the @FIAWEC racing world will miss you, but we wish you the best!

 

Starworks Motorsport ‏@starworksmotor53m

Just when Brian came back on Family Guy – all seamed right in the world – and then @AllanMcNish retires. Still need to get you the watch.

 

Audi Sport Fan ‏@Audi_Sport_Fan7m

Very sad to hear @AllanMcNish has retired from sportscar racing with #Audi. The Scot will be missed no doubts

 

Audi Motorsport Blog ‏@Audi_MS_Blog8m

Three-time @24hoursoflemans winner, 2013 @FIAWEC champion, three-time #ALMS champion. Thank you so much @AllanMcNish #GoodbyeChampion

 

Motorsport.com ‏@motorsport43m

Surprising news from the likeable Scot! We will miss you in the paddock @AllanMcNish! http://bit.ly/18Txk16  #FIAWEC #LEMANS

 

Midweek Motorsport ‏@specutainment52m

Stop the speculation @allanmcnish & I are doing a swap he’s commentating I’m driving an Audi at Le Mans…. what? Oh.. apparently it’s TO..

 

evo Magazine ‏@evomagazine2h

Allan McNish retires, stepping down from full-time racing as World Endurance Champ. Congrats on a great career, Allan http://www.evo.co.uk/news/evonews/291421/world_endurance_champion_allan_mcnish_retires.html …

 

Marshall Pruett ‏@marshallpruett1h

Thank you for the memories, @AllanMcNish pic.twitter.com/cG6wIqrUXG

 

Jamie Howe ‏@1JamieHowe7m

I will forever be a fan of @AllanMcNish He is a true gentleman, competitor, champion and friend.v

 

John Dagys ‏@johndagys28m

Landed to the news of @allanmcnish‘s retirement. A shock to say the least! @fiawec

 

andy blackmore ‏@andyblackmore2h

Way to go, out on top @allanmcnish All the very best, my mentor, John ‘Badger’ Baldwin would have been so proud of your racing career

 

Simraceway ‏@simraceway22m

Sad News for Simraceway and the the world of sportscar racing today. McNish retires. http://fb.me/35HFsvb2x 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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