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Newcomer killed in Supersport race

Adam Lyon

Crash at 28th milestone

A rider was killed during this morning's (Mon) Supersport Race 1.

Newcomer Adam Lyon, from Helensburgh in Scotland, crashed at Casey's, just after the 28th milestone on the third lap of the race.

The 26-year-old had qualified in 24th place for today’s race with a fastest lap of 122.261mph, which he improved to 122.636mph on the opening lap of today’s race.

During Friday's practice session he had lapped at 123.44 mph.

Race organiser ACU Events Ltd has passed on its deepest sympathies to Adam's family and friends.

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