An experienced road racer from Northern Ireland was killed on the Isle of Man TT.
avy Morgan died after the incident on the third lap and last lap of the first supersport race.
A 52-year-old woman from Saintfield has been racing for almost 30 years.
In a statement, the organizers said: “The Isle of Man TT is truly defeated after the incident on the final lap of the first Supersports race of the Isle of Man TT in 2022.
“We would like to extend our deepest sympathies to Davie’s partner Toldi, his family, loved ones, and friends.
“Davie has established a solid position in the TT paddock, and 2022 marks the 20th anniversary of his first appearance in the Isle of Man TT race. Today’s supersport race is at the start of his 80th TT race. did.
“His distinctive pink helmet has competed in hundreds of races at the Manx Grand Prix, Classic TT, Southern 100, North West 200, Ulster Grand Prix, Macau Grand Prix, Oliver’s Mount, Irish and regularly on road races. It was a recognizable sight. There are numerous podiums and race wins in national races. “
They said Morgan “had been thinking about leaving the sport in recent years, but the breaks forced by Covid showed him what a race-free life would look like.”
In his 2020 speech, Morgan said: 27 years of my life.
“I had the opportunity to see what would happen if I didn’t have a bike. When I thought it was over, I was kicking myself, so I’m glad I could do that!”
TT organizers described Morgan as a “respected and experienced competitor.”
“As a result, his companions respected him, loved to learn from him and race with him. He would be terribly missed,” they said.