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Wayne Hamilton inquest in Douglas

An inquest into the death of a young Northern Ireland motorcycle racing star is taking place at Douglas courthouse this afternoon (Wednesday).

Wayne Hamilton died during the Junior Manx Grand Prix in August, two days after winning the event's opening Newcomers' Race.

The 20-year-old from Portadown had been described by many as an 'up and coming superstar'.

Start time for inquest: 2pm.

(Picture: Wayne Hamilton after winning the Newcomers' A Race at the 2011 Manx Grand Prix).

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