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Former TT commentator Fred Clarke retires

Covered the event from 1979 - 2003

Former TT commentator Fred Clarke has announced his retirement from motorcycle racing commentary.

The 77-year-old covered the Isle of Man races from 1979, when he replaced former rider Tommy Robb, until 2003.

During that time he was part of the team which included Geoff Cannell, Peter Kneale and Maurice Mawdsley amongst others.

Since then he's continued to work in the British Superbike Championship.

Announcing his retirement he said: "From myself Fred Clarke, it's goodbye my friends and thank you so much for listening".

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