"I wish he was given a second chance too"

The team mate of a powerboat pilot who was killed during a race has spoken for the first time about what happened.

Navigator Dan Whapples, from Warsash in Hampshire, suffered multiple injuries but survived the crash which killed Mike Lovell at the National Powerboat Championships in Weymouth.

In an emotional interview at Mike's funeral today Dan said he wished that Mike had been given a second chance too.

See his interview in full here.

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Funeral for powerboat driver

The funeral of Mike Lovell will take place today in Southampton.