TT 2018: Rider involved in incident with course car

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A rider has been taken to hospital after a collision with a course car during this evening’s qualifying session at the Isle of Man TT races.

The collision came following an all-course red flag following a previous incident at Churchtown on the opening lap of tonight’s Superbike/Superstock/Supersport session. The course car was en route to the initial incident. 

A statement from event organisers read: “TT Race organisers ACU Events Ltd can confirm that a rider was involved in a collision with a course car at Ballacrye during this evening’s qualifying session at the Isle of Man TT Races. The rider has been taken by airmed to Nobles Hospital.  This followed an earlier incident during the Superbike session at Churchtown which the course car was attending.”

No further information has been made available about either incident at this time. 

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Oli Rushby

By Oli Rushby

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