A MOTORCYCLIST HAS died in a race in Antrim.
The competitor, named 35-year-old Jamie Hodson from Wigan in England, was killed in an accident in the Dunrod 150 national race in Antrim.
His brother, Rob, was involved in the same accident, but was not seriously hurt.
A statement issued by the Dundrod and District Motorcycle Club said:
“An experienced rider, Jamie was the reigning Manx GP Supertwins champion, and this year achieved a top 10 finish in the TT Lightweight race.
“The Dundrod and District Motorcycle Club would like to express its sincere condolences to Jamie’s family and friends and requests that their privacy is respected at this difficult time.”
The race was red-flagged as a result of the accident.