Monday, 21 August 2017

Roads: Gavin Lupton succumbs to injuries

GAVIN Lupton has died following an incident at this year’s Ulster Grand Prix.

The thirty-seven year old succumbed to his injuries this morning (Monday 21st August).

The Dundrod and District Motorcycle Club have released the following statement:

‘It is with much sadness that the Dundrod & District Motorcycle Club has learned that English rider Gavin Lupton has succumbed to the injuries he sustained during the Dundrod 150 Challenge race on Thursday 10th August.

‘The 37 year old from Otley in West Yorkshire came off his bike at the ‘Lougher’s’ section of the 7.4 mile Dundrod circuit. No other riders were involved in the incident.

‘Gavin, also known as ‘Luppy’, was an experienced and popular rider who had been competing at the Ulster Grand Prix since 2015.

‘The Dundrod & District Motorcycle Club would like to offer its heartfelt condolences to Gavin’s family, friends and team, and requests that their privacy is respected as they come to terms with his passing.’

Our thoughts are with Lupton's family & friends at this sad time.

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