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People with sight loss given opportunity to take to Jurby racetrack

Hosted by nine world record holder Mike 'Super Human' Newman

Twenty residents living with sight loss or physical disabilities that prevent them from driving are being offered a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Charity Speed of Sight is making available specially adapted vehicles and instructors to enable those with visual impairments to take to Jurby racetrack for the day.

The charity is run by Mike Newman BEM - who's billed as the fastest blind man on the planet, clocking speeds of up to 200mph.

The track days are scheduled for 25 and 27 April.  Those wishing to sign up are asked to email admin@speedofsight.org.

Speaking to Manx Radio towards the end of last year, he explained how it'll work:

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