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Sidecar race called off after red flag incident

Injuries not thought to be life-threatening

The opening sidecar race at the Southern 100 last night was red flagged on the opening lap.

With the incident being dealt with at the end of the session, racing was abandoned.

 

A statement was issued by organisers just before 11pm as follows:-

The Southern 100 MCRC, the organisers of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Southern 100 Road Races can confirm that as a result of an incident on the opening lap of the Sidecar race on Wednesday evening the race was red flagged.

The incident on the approach to Ballabeg Hairpin involved two sidecars, one competitor was flown to Nobles Hospital by airmed, the other three were transferred to hospital by ambulance.

None of the injuries are thought to be life-threatening.

A further statement will be issued in due course.
 

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