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The Manx Motor Cycle Club regrets to confirm that Alan ‘Bud’ Jackson, 62, from Kendal, Cumbria died today following an accident during last night’s qualifying session for the Classic TT Races on the Isle of Man. The incident occurred at the Creg Ny Baa during last night’s Senior Classic TT session.Alan was a very experienced competitor on the TT Mountain Course. He made his debut in the 1979 Manx Grand Prix and has four race wins to his name – the 1986 MGP

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The Manx Motor Cycle Club is very saddened to learn of the tragic death of former MGP rider, and popular TT rider, James Cowton whilst competing at the S100.Winner of the 2012 Newcomers C Race and 4th in the Junior that year James competed in the 2013 Junior Race, but ran out of fuel at the Nook whilst leading the race by 16 seconds.Club Chairman, Peter Maddocks said “James was a very well respected young man in the paddock and will be greatly

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“The Manx Motor Cycle club were very keen to support the remarkable Claire Lomas when she approached us about her ambitious attempt to lap the TT Mountain Course on a solo motorcycle. However, we have concerns about her level of experience in Motorcycling to date and the demanding nature of the challenge that she has set herself.The TT Mountain Course has varying terrain and over 227 corners – it is both a major mental and physical challenge – and we feel that based on her development

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The Manx Motor Cycle Club wishes to extend its sincere condolences to the family and friends of Dan Kneen following his tragic accident during the TT practice session on Wednesday 30 May.Dan first rode on the TT Mountain Course in the 2008 Manx Grand Prix when he became the first competitor to win three races in a week: Newcomers C, Ultra Lightweight and Junior Races.Club Chairman, Peter Maddock said “We have all followed Dan’s racing career with great interest since his debut

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