Kirkistown accident: Death at Kirkistown Race Circuit, 500 Motor Racing Club of Ireland

Kirkistown accident: A competitor’s death happened 27 July 2019 after an accident at the 500 Motor Racing Club of Ireland’s meeting at the Kirkistown Race Circuit in Northern Ireland.

Kirkistown accident: Death at Kirkistown Race Circuit, 500 Motor Racing Club

Read below Motorsport UK statement regarding the fatal incident at Kirkistown Race Circuit

Motorsport UK regrets to advise that a competitor lost their life as the result of an accident at the 500 Motor Racing Club of Ireland’s meeting at the Kirkistown Race Circuit in Northern Ireland today (Saturday, 27 July 2019).

As with all serious incidents in or around UK motor sport, Motorsport UK is now working with the event-organising club and the police to establish precisely what happened on this occasion. Event organisers are liaising with the competitor’s next of kin.

Motorsport UK sends its sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased driver and requests that their privacy be respected.

Motorsport UK will be making no further statement at this time.

A statement from 500 Motor Racing Club of Ireland Ltd also reads:

The 500 Motor Racing Club Of Ireland regrets to advise that a competitor lost their life as the result of an accident at our meeting at Kirkistown Race Circuit today (Saturday, 27 July 2019).

As with any serious incident in or around UK motor sport, the 500MRCI is now working with the police to establish precisely what happened on this occasion. We are also liaising with the competitor’s next of kin.

The 500MRCI sends its sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased driver and requests that their privacy be respected.

We will be making no further statement at this time.

May the soul of the deceased rest in perfect peace.

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