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Post by erwin greven » 2 years ago

Latest post of the previous page:

Steven Lenoir crashed fatally in qualification of the MXGP in France.

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Post by Andy » 2 years ago

It is with great regret to report the passing of Davey Lambert who succumbed to injuries sustained during Sundays Superbike TT.

My heart goes out to Lambos family and friends.

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Davey Lambert, im Superbikerennen schwer gestürzt, ist heute leider verstorben...

"With a heavy heart it saddens us to have to break the news that Davey lost his fight at 19.50pm this evening surround by his family and close friends. He went out of this world in exactly the way he would have wanted doing what he loved. He was a big man with an even bigger heart who will be sorely missed by so many.

As a family we would like to thank everyone for their kind words and support.

We would like to thank all of the amazing doctors and nurses who tried so hard to save Davey's life at the scene, Nobles Hospital and Aintree University Hospital. We know you did everything you possibly could to help him and for that we are eternally greatful."

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RIP Davey Lambert.

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Brian Redman: "Mr. Fangio, how do you come so fast?" "More throttle, less brakes...."
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Issued at 18.45

Wednesday 7th June 2017

STATEMENT ISSUED ON BEHALF OF ACU EVENTS LTD

ACU Events Ltd regrets to announce that Alan Bonner, 33, from County Meath in the Republic of Ireland died this afternoon during a qualifying session at the Isle of Man TT Races.

Alan was involved in an incident at the 33rd Milestone during the qualifying session for the Senior TT.

Alan made his TT mountain course debut at the 2014 TT Races and had a highest placed finish of fifteenth, which he achieved in the 2015 Senior TT. He finished 28th in the Superbike race last Sunday 4th June, winning a bronze replica and also finished 30th in this morning’s Superstock race, winning another bronze replica.

He was the fastest ever TT rider from the Republic of Ireland with a lap of 127.090mph which he achieved in 2015.

ACU Events Ltd wishes to pass on its deepest sympathy to Alan’s partner Gemma and his family and friends.

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We would like to extend our deepest sympathies to Alan's family and many friends in the TT paddock and around the world.
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It is with the deepest regret we have to issue this statement on behalf of ACU Events Ltd

Wednesday 7th June 2017

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ACU Events Ltd regrets to announce that Jochem van den Hoek, 28, from Werkendam in Holland, was killed this morning during the Superstock race at the Isle of Man TT Races.

Jochem had an accident at the 11th Milestone on the 1st lap of the race and was treated at the scene.

Jochem made his TT mountain course debut last year recording a 44th placed finish in his debut race, the Superbike TT as well as 34th placed finish in the Superstock race in the same year and a 36th place in the 2016 Senior TT. He finished in 27th place in this year’s Superbike race on Sunday 4th June, his highest placed finish, winning a bronze replica.

ACU Events Ltd wishes to pass on their deepest sympathy to Jochem’s family and friends.

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 2 years ago

Turning into a terrible week for the fallen.. :(
Thoughts and condolences with families and friends of those who passed.
RIP Jochem van den Hoek
RIP Alan Bonner
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Post by MonteCristo » 2 years ago

RIP Davey, Jochem and Alan :flag:.
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Post by hollie3sa » 2 years ago

Steven Lenoir died last week after a crash at the Cassel motocross track.
Former British motocross champion Steven Lenoir has died after a crash during qualifying in France on Monday.

The 25-year-old French rider, who was second in the British MX1 championship, was preparing for the race in Cassel.

Lenoir was reportedly airlifted to hospital in Lille following the crash.

"The Honda Racing Family are sad to hear of the tragic loss of Steven Lenoir following a crash in Cassel," said 24MX Lucas Oil Honda, who Lenoir rode for in the MXGP last year.

"Our thoughts are with his family, friends, team and fans at this sad time."

British superbike rider Alex Lowes added: "Absolutely gutted, always gave everything he had on and off the track RIP mate."
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RIP Steven
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Steven Lenoir crashed fatally in qualification of the MXGP in France.

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Post by Andy » 2 years ago

Hi guys,
I`ve updated my TT announcements with pics finally. I`d like to give the fallen faces in forthcoming announcements (hopefully not) or at least a pic doing what they loved most, whether your own or some website find. It would be quite nice if you could do me the favour

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Post by Jacob » 2 years ago

I am going to photograph the IDM/ German Superbike at the Schleizer Dreieck in July. I hope I don´t have to see a fatal crash there. It´s a fast road circiut.
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Post by Andy » 2 years ago

@JacobWhich weekend in July is it?
Don't be afraid. Things happen.
I was supposed to be in the place where Ian Hutchinson crashed in the Senior TT but in a late decision my mates decided to go to Keppel Gate.
Later we learnt that we were just a few meters down the road from where Alan Bonner had is fatal accident.

Things happen, whether on a fast road circuit or on deemed to be safe short circuit. Just go & enjoy. Also never forget that the riders choose to be there.
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Andy wrote:
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Just go & enjoy. Also never forget that the riders choose to be there.
This.^^^^

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Post by Andy » 2 years ago

During last weekends DLC (German Endurance Cup) race at Oschersleben there has been a fatality and the race was abandonded in the process. The organizers did not name a rider yet, 'to give family and friends space to grief'. From my own research it seems to be a rider of Team Borgelt. But that's it so far

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