Ulster GP: Manx GP Supertwins champion Jamie Hodson dies in Dundrod 150 incident
A rider has died following an incident during today’s Ulster Grand Prix Dundrod 150 races.
Jamie Hodson, 35, from Wigan, was involved in an incident at Joey’s Windmill in this afternoon’s Dundrod 150 National race and unfortunately succumbed to his injuries. His brother, Rob Hodson, was involved in the same accident but has no serious injuries.
Hodson, an experienced rider, was the reigning Manx GP Supertwins champion and finished tenth in the 2017 Lightweight TT.
MCN joins the wider racing community in extending our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Jamie Hodson in this time.
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A statement from the Dundrod and District Motorcycle Club read:
"It is with much regret that the Dundrod & District Motorcycle Club confirm that a rider was killed following a crash during the Dundrod 150 National race on Thursday 10th August.
"35 year old Jamie Hodson from Wigan was involved in an incident at the ‘Joey’s Windmill’ section of the circuit. His brother Rob Hodson was involved in the same accident, but has no serious injuries.
"An experienced rider, Jamie was the reigning Manx GP Supertwins champion, and this year achieved a top 10 finish in the TT Lightweight race.
The Dundrod & District Motorcycle Club would like to express its sincere condolences to Jamie’s family and friends and requests that their privacy is respected at this difficult time."