The Manx Motorcycle Club, organisers of the Manx Grand Prix, regret to announce the death of a rider at today’s Manx Grand Prix. The rider was involved in a racing accident on the second lap of the Junior Manx Grand Prix race. The race was abandoned.
James Adam, 28, a serving officer in the Royal Navy, from Prestwick in Scotland, was attended to by the air med team, but was declared dead at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.
The incident is now being investigated by the Isle of Man Constabulary, who are preparing a report for the Coroner of Inquests.