Father and son die at TT Isle of Man: ‘The loss of two people from the same family is heartbreaking’ | Other sports

Two more people were killed in the TT races on the British island of Isle of Man. 56-year-old Roger Stockton and his 21-year-old son Bradley died on the last lap of the second so-called sidecar race. The father was the driver, his son was in the sidecar. Since last Wednesday, five participants in the infamous race have died.

“The loss of two members of our paddock and two people from the same family is really heartbreaking,” the race organizers said.

Last week, drivers Mark Purslow and César Chanal were killed. Monday was the announcement of Davy Morgan’s death.

The TT races on the public roads of the British Isle, which lies in the sea between England and Northern Ireland, are notorious. Since the first edition in 1907, more than 250 participants have died. The motorsport event, which lasts almost two weeks, has been canceled for the past two years due to the corona pandemic.