Kent motorcyclist killed in Manx race qualifier

A Kent motorcyclist has died during the qualifying stages of the Manx Grand Prix.

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Tributes to Kent motorcyclist killed in Manx race.

A Kent motorcyclist has died during the qualifying stages of the Manx Grand Prix.

Tim Moorhead, of Whitstable, was killed at just after 8pm last night on the mountain section of the course during the qualifying stage for the annual motorcycling race.

It's believed the 50-year-old, who was married, made his Manx Grand Prix debut in 2012.

Two riders have died at the event this week Credit: Manx Motorcycle Club

The Manx Motor Cycle Club wish to pass on their deepest sympathy to Tim's family and friends.

The Coroner of Inquests has been informed and an investigation into the circumstances of the accident is underway.

It is the second tragedy to hit the event in as many days. On Tuesday, experienced racer Stephen Mcllvenna, 39, died in another qualifying session.

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