A British super bike rider from Kent involved in a seven-man pile up at a race at Donington Park has died
Mick Whalley, from Sheppey, was competing in a support race ahead of the MCE British Superbike championships when the crash occured.
Despite paramedics treating Mr Whalley trackside the Kent rider succumbed to his injuries.
Event organiser MSVR and Donington Park confirmed the news after releasing a statement.
Tributes have been paid to Mick on his Facebook page, including this from Martin Allison:
"RIP Mick my thoughts are with your family and friends at this time- Race hard in the sky Racer.