Motorcyclist Dan Kneen dies in TT crash
MOTORCYCLE racer Dan Kneen died yesterday evening in a crash during a qualifying session for the Isle of Man TT.
The 30-year-old Manx rider crashed at Churchtown on the first lap of the Superbike session. He died at the scene.
Kneen, a team mate of Michael Dunlop, joined the Moneymore-based Tyco BMW team after impressing last year at the Ulster Grand Prix.
A statement issued by Isle of Man TT on behalf of ACU Events said: "ACU Events Ltd wishes to pass on their deepest sympathy to Dan's partner Leanne, his family and his many friends in the road racing community and beyond."