The Manx Motor Cycle Club regrets to announce that Tim Moorhead, from Whitstable in Kent, was killed during last night's qualifying session for the 2014 Manx Grand Prix on the Isle of Man.
The incident occurred just before the Black Hut, on the Mountain section of the course, at approximately 8.05pm.
Moorhead, 50, who was married, made his Manx Grand Prix in 2012.
The Manx Motor Cycle Club wish to pass on their deepest sympathy to Tim's family and friends.
The Coroner of Inquests has been informed and an investigation into the circumstances of the accident is underway.
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