Ulster GP: Two riders critical after separate incidents

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The Dundrod and District Motorcycle Club have confirmed that two riders remain in a critical condition in hospital following two incidents at this week’s Ulster Grand Prix.

Stephen Lynd, from Templepatrick, Northern Ireland, was injured after a crash during a Dundrod 150 practice session on Wednesday. The session was red flagged and Lynd was treated trackside before being taken to hospital by medics.


It has also been confirmed that Gavin Lupton, from Otley in West Yorkshire, was injured after a crash during yesterday’s Dundrod 150 Challenge race. The red flag was brought out following the incident and racing subsequently called off for the remainder of the day while the incident was dealt with. Lupton was taken to hospital where he remains in a critical.

The statement comes after it was announced yesterday that Jamie Hodson, the reigning Manx Grand Prix Supertwins champion, passed away from injuries sustained in an accident during yesterday’s Dundrod 150 National race.  

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Oli Rushby

By Oli Rushby

Former sports reporter covering British Superbikes, World Superbikes and road racing