Superbike Rider Dan Kneen Killed In TT Crash

Superbike rider Dan Kneen, aged 30, has died in a crash at the Isle of Man TT.

He sustained fatal injuries during the event's Superbike qualifying session on Wednesday, 30 May.

The accident happened at the Churchtown section on the first lap of the session.

Mr Kneen had been riding for Tyco BMW, a Northern Ireland-based team.
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Team manager Philip Neil said: "We are all numb at the minute if I'm honest. Our thoughts are with Dan's family and friends.

"He was a popular, hard-working lad who loved his racing and he will be sorely missed by all who knew him."


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