On June 3 2019, during the third lap of the first Isle of Man TT Superbike race, 27-year-old Daley Mathison crashed at the Snugborough section of the course. He tragically died, leaving behind a young family, and his name was added to a sobering list of 258 riders killed since racing started on the island in 1907.
In the immediate aftermath of the ACU-issued statement confirming Mathison's death on that Monday afternoon, there were calls to ban the TT.
OPINION: The Isle of Man TT is one of motorsport’s oldest events and one of its most revered. After a COVID-enforced two-year hiatus, the TT is back in 2022 and for the first time will be broadcast live, a much-needed move that will help to address some of the fundamental problems it faces
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John McGuinness targeted scoring a podium "at least" with Norton at the Isle of Man TT, but his return to the island - in the major classes at least - could scarcely have gone worse. What next for the veteran after his most disappointing TT?
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Isle of Man TT riders using short-circuit races to warm up for the main event is nothing new, but the success of some relative newcomers to the TT in recent years has resulted in a more seismic shift in preparations
Riders praise IoM TT organisers for "seamless" management of delays
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