Adam Lyon lifeless: Isle of Man TT sees second death days after Dan Kneen was killed in crash

THE Isle of Man TT has seen its second death in days after rider Adam Lyon was killed in a crash on Monday.

The 26-yr-previous died after an incident in the course of the Supersport 1 Race, simply 5 days after Dan Kneen handed away on the age of 30 following a crash in follow on Thursday.

 Adam Lyon has died at the age of 26 during the Isle of Man TT

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Adam Lyon has died on the age of 26 through the Isle of Man TT

A press release launched by organisers ACU Occasions Ltd learn: “We remorse to verify that Adam Lyon from Helensburgh in Scotland was killed in an incident through the Supersport 1 Race today on the Isle of Man TT Races.

“The accident occurred at Casey’s, simply after the 28th mile of the course, on the third lap of the race. Adam was a newcomer to the TT this yr.

“He certified in 24th place for today’s race with a quickest lap of 122.261 which he improved to 122.636mph on the opening lap of today’s race.

“His quickest lap of the TT course – 123.443 – was in Friday’s Superbike qualifying session.

 Lyon was killed during the first lap of the Supersport 1 race

Dave Kneen
Lyon was killed through the first lap of the Supersport 1 race

“Adam lapped at 122.499 as a newcomer on the Ulster Grand Prix in 2017, ending eleventh in the second Supersport race.

“He completed sixth in the 2010 Pirelli Nationwide Superstock 600 Championship with podiums at Croft and Silverstone.”

Lyon's crash got here simply days after fellow rider Kneen was killed on the Churchtown part in the course of the first lap of qualifying.

There’s additionally concern for Steve Mercer, 36, who’s in a crucial situation after colliding with a security automotive.

 It was Lyon's first time racing at the event

Dave Kneen
It was Lyon's first time racing on the occasion
 The tragedy comes just days after Dan Kneen was killed during practice

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The tragedy comes simply days after Dan Kneen was killed throughout follow

Dan Kneen speaks forward of the Isle of Man TT 2018

THE Isle of Man TT has seen its second death in days after rider Adam Lyon was killed in a crash on Monday.