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Rider dies after Senior MGP incident - Malcolm - 06-09-2015

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Rider dies after Senior MGP incident

Organisers pay tribute to event stalwart

Festival of Motorcycling organisers have confirmed a second rider has died after crashing during this year’s meeting.

The Manx Motor Cycle Club says David Taylor of Sheffield died following an incident at Brandywell during Friday’s Senior Manx Grand Prix.

David had ridden in the Max Grand Prix for almost thirty years, and was an ambassador for the event.

Manx Motor Cycle Club chairman Harvey Garton said he was a well respected rider who was liked by all, and expressed the club’s condolences to Mr Taylor’s family and friends.




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RE: Rider dies after Senior MGP incident - Malcolm - 06-09-2015

Speaking on behalf of all who use TTWebsite, I would like to extend our sincerest sympathy at this tragic time to the family and friends of David.

R.I.P. David

A man who gave so much to so many who came to the Isle of Man to live their dream on the Mountain Circuit.

You will be very sadly missed by so many.

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RE: Rider dies after Senior MGP incident - Splashdown - 06-09-2015

I am devastated to hear this news. I have known David for many years. He was SO enthusiastic about the event.
Very very sad today. RIP David, you were a thoroughly decent bloke.


RE: Rider dies after Senior MGP incident - Sussex Ninja Gal' - 06-09-2015

I'm so sorry to hear this news. Sincerest condolences to David's loved-ones and many friends at this dreadful time. Rest peacefully now Mr Taylor. You will be greatly missed.


RE: Rider dies after Senior MGP incident - numptydad - 07-09-2015

This is very sad news, Dave having supported the event for so many years. I extend my condolences to his family, and wish the other injured riders a speedy recovery.
A very sad day.


RE: Rider dies after Senior MGP incident - Superbike - 07-09-2015

Very sorry to hear the news. Thoughts are with family and friends of David at this difficult time. RIP and thanks for all you gave to the sport.