Ashley Martin, aged eighteen from Shiptonthorpe, Yorkshire has died in hospital after sustaining injuries in an accident at the Gooseneck Corner at Cadwell Park circuit.

He was doing a qualifying practice on Sunday August 27th for the British Supersport Championship when the accident happened. No other riders involved and the practice session was immediately stopped.

He suffered a major head injury and got unconscious and was treated by the BSB Medical Team at trackside and subsequently in the medical centre, where he was anaesthetised and ventilated.

Because of the injuries early this morning he died.

The circumstances of the incident will be subject to investigation by the Motorcycle Circuit Racing Control Board and the relevant authorities.

Source: RoadRacingWorld

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