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Sidecar competitor killed in qualifying

Experienced sidecar competitor Philip Dongworth has died after a crash during last night’s (Tuesday) Southern 100 qualifying session.

The 43 year-old from Stamford Bridge in Worcester had been airlifted to Noble’s Hospital with serious injuries after an incident at Ballanorris.

Organisers of the Southern 100 announced the news and are expressing their deepest sympathy to Mr Dongworth’s wife, family and friends.

A full investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident is also underway.

Mr Dongworth’s passenger Stu Castles remains in hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

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