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Macau GP rocked by two deaths in two days

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A Hong Kong racing driver died after his touring car slammed into a barrier and burst into flames Friday in the second death in two days to rock the iconic Macau Grand Prix. 

This file photo, released by Macau Grand Prix Committee, shows riders competing during the Macau Motorcycle GP, in 2007. A driver in the CTM Macau Touring Car Cup was killed in the second fatality to mar the Macau Grand Prix in two days

Organisers gave no details about the accident which killed Phillip Yau, 40, but footage screened on television showed his Chevrolet Cruze crashing at high speed and catching fire before rolling to a halt.

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