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71 year old MGP veteran dies during race

Wed, 31 Aug 2011

A 71 year old Manx Grand Prix competitor has died following this morning's 500CC Classic Grand Prix.

Scottish racer Adam Easton was involved in an incident approaching Cronk y Voddy this morning.

He was running 16th at the time.

He was an experienced competitor, having first raced at the MGP in 1983.

The Manx Motor Cycle Club says he was popular in the paddock and will be sorely missed



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