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Road racing fan fundraising for Mathison's family

Around £5,000 raised by Simon Brooks in 24 hours

A road racing fan, who set up a crowd funding page to raise money for Daley Mathison's family, says the appeal has raised around £5,000 in just 24 hours.

Simon Brooks has been in touch with the family of the Stockton-on-Tees rider, who lost his life during Monday's Superbike race in an incident at Snugborough.

Mr Brooks is asking for more support for Mathison's family, through this tragic time:

Messages from supporters include people sharing their thoughts and prayers with the family.

A link to the page is can be found on the Manx Radio website.

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