The Manx Motor Cycle Club wishes to extend its sincere condolences to the family and friends of Billy Redmayne following his death after a tragic accident whilst competing at Oliver Mount, Scarborough.
Billy first entered the 2014 Manx Grand Prix when he won the Newcomers A Race and came 2nd in the Junior Race, unfortunately his duties with the Army meant he was unable to compete in the Senior Race. Returning in 2015 Billy won the Junior MGP by a margin of 1.89s from his close rival Malachi Mitchell-Thomas. Mechanical problems on the last lap of the Senior MGP saw Billy retire in Ramsey.
MMCC Club Chairman, Harvey Garton, said “Billy was one of the young up and coming riders progressing from the MGP to the TT. As an active soldier he had put a lot of time and commitment into achieving his goal of racing on the TT Course. He attended our Annual Dinner in January as one of our Winners and Guests of Honour. Billy said he felt it had been the right choice to enter the Manx Grand Prix first, rather than going straight to the TT.
As a result Billy was very keen to put something back into the sport he loved so dearly and he had recently undertaken an ACU Course which enabled him to pass on his knowledge and experience to MGP Newcomers visiting the Island before beginning their racing in the MGP.
Our deepest sympathy goes out to his parents, Dave and Sue, sisters Leanne and Kerry and his girlfriend Hannah”
Photo Credit: Tony Roberts. Billy after winning the 2015 Junior Manx Grand Prix.