Chris Swallow has died

In Classic, News, Roads

CLASSIC racer Chris Swallow has died following an incident on the opening lap of today’s Bennetts Senior Classic TT race.

The Yorkshireman, who was seeded 10th for the 500cc race on the Linsdell Enfield/Flitwick Motorcycles machine, was involved in an accident at the Ballaugh section of the course this afternoon.

A statement from Classic TT chiefs reads:

“The Manx Motor Cycle Club regrets to confirm that Chris Swallow, 37, from Wellington, New Zealand died today following an accident during the Classic TT Races on the Isle of Man. The incident occurred at Ballaugh Bridge during the Senior Classic TT Race.

“Chris was an experienced competitor.  He made his debut in the 2007 Manx Grand Prix and was a regular competitor in the Classic TT Races.  He achieved two runner-up places in the 2012 Classic Manx Grand Prix – the 350cc and 500cc Races – and was fourth in last year’s Senior Classic TT Race.

“The Manx Motor Cycle Club wishes to pass on their deepest sympathy to Chris’s family including his father Bill and his wife Jen and children.”

UK Clubsport wishes to send its sincere condolences to Chris’ family and friends.

*Image: Lucas Croydon

You may also read!

Wirral 100 cancels August round amid North West virus spike

CHIEFS at the Wirral 100 Motor Club have dropped the axe on their August meeting at Anglesey amid growing

Read More...

SACU gets green light for Scottish bike racing return

SCOTTISH motorcycle racers have been given the green light to return to action from today after an easing of

Read More...

RESULTS: No Limits Racing Round 1 – August 1-2, 2020

All the times and race results from No Limits Racing Round 1 at Snetterton... SATURDAY [showhide type="post1" more_text="Race 1 - HM

Read More...

Mobile Sliding Menu