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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 4 months ago

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OMG. That is simply shocking news. I can only imagine how the family must feel with another loss.
Im lost for words.

Thoughts and condolences for the family in this difficult time.
He seemed such a genuine bloke.

RIP William Dunlop. :rip:

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Everso Biggyballies wrote:
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OMG. That is simply shocking news. I can only imagine how the family must feel with another loss.
Im lost for words.

Thoughts and condolences for the family in this difficult time.
He seemed such a genuine bloke.

RIP William Dunlop. :rip:
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Thoughts and condolences for the family in this difficult time.
He seemed such a genuine bloke.
He was :sorrow:
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Post by sadsac » 4 months ago

FOR FxxxxCK SAKE NOT WILLIAM
just read one of my favourite road racers William Dunlop is dead after an accident at Skerries
:rip: :rip: :rip: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead:
I love motorsport of all forms but that's it im done with Following Road Racing
too many top riders getting killed :annoyed: As if the Dunlop family haven't had enough tragedy in the last 20 year's
William a great rider and a lovely family man dead :jaw:
MY SYMPATHIES TO THE DUNLOP FAMILY
RIP WILLIAM god speed

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Post by kals » 4 months ago

Oh man! Shocked. RIP William.

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Post by Andy » 4 months ago

sadsac wrote:
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FOR FxxxxCK SAKE NOT WILLIAM
just read one of my favourite road racers William Dunlop is dead after an accident at Skerries
:rip: :rip: :rip: :banghead: :banghead: :banghead:
I love motorsport of all forms but that's it im done with Following Road Racing
too many top riders getting killed :annoyed: As if the Dunlop family haven't had enough tragedy in the last 20 year's
William a great rider and a lovely family man dead :jaw:
MY SYMPATHIES TO THE DUNLOP FAMILY
RIP WILLIAM god speed

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Post by erwin greven » 4 months ago

sadsac wrote:
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I love motorsport of all forms but that's it im done with Following Road Racing
That is why i hesitate to follow Real road races. A lot of respect for those riders, but it is not my cup of tea.
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Post by MonteCristo » 4 months ago

Dreadful to hear. Condolences to his young family. RIP.
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Post by kals » 4 months ago

If there's one thing to smile about in this horrid situation, is that William can now catch up with his Dad and Uncle.

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Post by Andy » 4 months ago

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It is with great sadness to report the death of sidecar passenger Colin Banks following an incident during the Bob McIntyre Classics at East Fortune last weekend.

Ride in peace, Colin
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Co-incidently I`ve had a photo of Colin unbeknown to me until I started going through my pre-TT classic pics.
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It is with great regret to announce the passing of William Dunlop (32) following a tragic practice accident during the Skerries 100 road races today. Thoughts and prayers to the Dunlop family.

https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/spor ... 91346.html
William Dunlop has died following a crash at the Skerries 100 races.

The son of the late Robert and nephew of the legendary Joey, William was making his return to the sport after pulling out of this year's Isle of Man TT to be with his pregnant partner, expecting their second child.

He suffered fatal injuries in an incident during open practice on Friday shortly after 5pm. Dunlop was racing on his Temple Golf Club Yamaha. The crash is understood to have happened at the Sam's Tunnel section of the course.

The 32-year-old was a winner at both the North West 200 and the Ulster GP.

A statement on behalf of the Skerries 100 organisers read: "The Loughshinny Motorcycle Supporters Club, organisers of the Skerries 100, deeply regrets to announce that competitor William Dunlop of Ballymoney, Co. Antrim, has passed away following injuries received in a tragic accident that occurred during practise which took place today 7th July 2018.

"The Loughshinny Motorcycle Supporters Club extends their heartfelt sympathy to William Dunlop's family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with them at this very sad time."

Tributes are already flowing in for the much-loved racer and brother of Michael, who is also competing at the County Dublin event.

Those have been led by the Armoy Motorcycle Road Racing Club, who said:

"The Armoy Motorcycle Road Racing Club are beyond devastated to learn of the death of our club member and local road racing legend William Dunlop, after he was involved in an incident in today's practice sessions at the Skerries 100.

"Our deepest sympathies go to his partner Janine and daughter Ella, mother Linda, brother Michael and Daniel, Granny May, the Dunlop family, William's friends, team and wider circle.

"Such a lovely fella on & off the bike. He will be missed soo much by us all."
Ride in peace, William. It was great to have known you
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Post by Andy » 4 months ago

Bemsee racer Kyle O’Donovan has died
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POWERBIKES racer Kyle O’Donovan has died after an accident on the Brands Hatch GP circuit this weekend while racing with Bemsee.
The Global Robots BMW rider was competing in the club’s premier big bike ranks on Sunday when the incident occurred.

A statement from BMCRC officials reads:

It is with great sadness that the Club advises the loss of our young rider, Kyle O’Donovan.

Kyle has succumbed to injuries received after an accident at the bottom of Paddock Hill Bend at Brands Hatch on Sunday 8th July. Whilst the circumstances are under investigation, it appears that he lost control of his bike – no other riders were involved.

A hugely popular talent in the Bemsee Paddock, we’ve been observing his improvement since he started racing in 2016.

He was 28 years old and will be sorely missed by the many friends he had at Bemsee, the many expressions of best wishes and support from riders and others on our Social Media channels so soon after the incident bears this out.

The Club pays tribute to him and our thoughts are with his fiancée Chloe, his family and his great many friends.

The Club also thanks the Medical Team led on this occasion by Dr Rosie Furse for their efforts at the incident along with the Marshals & Officials that attended and managed the scene. The intervention of the local HEMS unit and the focus on Kyle’s care did result in our abandoning the meeting at that point in the day. We also thank riders who were due to still race for their expressions of concern and support for the Club’s actions at the time.

We will arrange to remember Kyle at a meeting later in the season to give all that knew him their own chance to mark his passing in an environment he loved so much.

UK Clubsport was fortunate enough to share a pint with Kyle earlier this season, and are saddened to hear this tragic news.

We wish to extend our sincere condolences to his family and friends.
Source: http://www.ukclubsport.com/bemsee-racer ... -has-died/

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 4 months ago

RIP Kyle :rip:

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Post by Andy » 4 months ago

In light of recent fatalities I'd like to leave this here

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Post by Andy » 4 months ago

From Facebook
ManxRadioTT wrote:
STATEMENT ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE SOUTHERN 100 MOTOR CYCLE RACING CLUB:
The Southern 100 MCRC, organisers of the Southern 100 International Road Races, regret to announce that following an incident involving four-competitors at Stadium Bends during the 600cc Challenge race, Driffield rider, James Cowton succumbed to his injuries.
The other riders involved, Ivan Lintin is in a critical condition, whilst Jamie Coward has shoulder injuries and Mickey Evans leg and arm injuries.
Southern 100 Racing extends it sincere condolences to family, relatives and friends of James Cowton at this very sad time.
The organisers are carrying out a full investigation in conjunction with Isle of Man Constabulary into the circumstances of the incident on behalf of the Coroner of Inquests.
ENDS
12th July 2018
Ride in peace, James :rip:
I wish all other riders involved a speed but more importantly, a full recovery.
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Post by erwin greven » 4 months ago

Shrug and continue...
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Post by Andy » 4 months ago

erwin greven wrote:
4 months ago
Shrug and continue...
As sad as it seems.

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