2017 Isle Of Man TT Claims Third Life — Irish Racer Alan Bonner This Time

By Rajkamal

The 2017 Isle of Man TT races, regarded one of the toughest road races in the world has claimed its third life this season, Irish racer Alan Bonner.

Alan Bonner is the third to die after Dutch rider Jochem van den Hoek and English rider Davey Lambert.

2017 Isle Of Man TT Claims Third Life — Irish Racer Alan Bonner This Time

33-year-old Alan Bonner lost his life after suffering fatal injuries, after crashing at the 33rd milestone on the Isle of Man TT course. Race organisers they wished to "pass on their deepest sympathy" to his family and friends."

2017 Isle Of Man TT Claims Third Life — Irish Racer Alan Bonner This Time

Following Bonner's death, the organisers red-flagged the qualifying session and postponed the TT Zero race until Thursday. Bonner was riding for Noel Williamson Racing and finished 30th in the Superstock race.

2017 Isle Of Man TT Claims Third Life — Irish Racer Alan Bonner This Time

Bonner was a regular competitor at the Irish National Road Races and was Irish Road Race Senior Support champion in 2010. The Irish rider made his TT debut in 2014, and his best TT result was 15th in the Senior race in 2015.

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Article Published On: Thursday, June 8, 2017, 14:20 [IST]
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