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TT 2016: Crash in 2016 Senior kills courageous rider Andrew Soar from Loughborough

  • PUBLISHED FRI 23:10, 10 JUN 2016
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  • BY RAN DAVIES
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  • UPDATED FRI 23:29, 26 AUG 2016
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  • BY RAN DAVIES

Experienced TT racer Andrew checked out at Keppel Gate during the 2016 Senior race

32-year-old Andrew Soar was killed in crash at the Senior TT during the Isle of Man TT on Friday. It brings the total to four of competitor fatalities during TT 2016.

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(photo credit: Manx Radio TT)


STATEMENT ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE ACU

ACU Events Ltd regrets to announce that Andrew Soar, 32, from Loughborough in Leicestershire was killed today following an accident at Keppel Gate during today's Senior TT Race at the Isle of Man TT Races.

Andrew was an experienced competitor on the TT Mountain Course. He made his Mountain Course debut at the Manx Grand Prix in 2012 finishing runner up in both the Newcomers A race and Senior MGP in his first year. He won the Senior MGP in 2014 and made his first appearance at the TT in 2015.

ACU Events Ltd wishes to pass on their deepest sympathy to Andrew's family and friends.

Everyone at Manx Radio and Vauxhall Radio TT also extend their heartfelt condolences at this saddest of times.



 



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