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The woman who helps road racers: 'You can't drag them off the starting line'

Motorcycle racing by its nature is a high-risk sport, with inherent dangers part of thrill and excitement for competitors and fans alike. Jenny Lee chats to Jan Simm, one of three women who, united by personal tragedy, set up a fund to provide financial help for riders and their families after injury

Christian Elkin, a regular podium finisher at the MCE Insurance Ulster Grand Prix, joins Clerk of the Course Noel Johnston and Jan Simm from the Injured Riders Welfare Fund, to announce the charity partnership for 2018
AS MOTORCYCLE fans gear up for next week's Ulster Grand Prix, three women united through tragedy, and described as the 'fairy godmothers' of the north's road-racing circuit, are busy p[...]

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