Stephen Mcllvena (39) died yesterday during Manx Grand Prix 2014 qualifying sessions.
The accident took place in Mountain Mile area, according to the race officials who say that they will start an investigation. Mcllvena, from Randalstown, Northen Ireland, was an experienced rider. He won the 2009 Junior Manx Grand Prix, competed in Manx GP since 2005 and also took place in TT 2010 races.
Manx GP is a competition similar to Isle of Man TT, with slower riders. Even if it’s not so famous as the TT, Manx GP is as dangerous as the TT and has a very long tradition. The first Manx Grand Prix took place 91 years ago.