Spectators injured in fatal race incident at Tandragee 100
He was on the second lap of a 600cc race when he crashed off the circuit at the Marlacoo corner, close to the Marlacoo Lake.
The 29-year-old married father of one from Lusk, Co Dublin, had scored a spectacular victory earlier at the popular annual meeting. A former Manx Grand Prix winner he had been racing since 1997. Race organisers abandoned the rest of the meeting as a mark of respect.
Finnegan's fellow-competitor Ryan Farquhar said after the accident that oil had been coming out of the Dubliner's bike.
"His back tyre was covered in oil," added Farquhar.
Posted: 06/05/2008 at 10:01
Posted: 06/05/2008 at 10:06
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Very sad to hear this. RIP.
a sad loss
my thoughts are with those left behind
Posted: 06/05/2008 at 10:12
Posted: 06/05/2008 at 10:27
this has knocked the wind out of me.
I had a few very small dealings with Martin in 2006, where he proved to be a gentleman as well as a rock hard racer.
this sport can take so much so quickly, and from people who are so so undeserving.
God bless you Martin.
Posted: 06/05/2008 at 13:53
very sad news, so sad that another hero has left us , my condolonses to martins family & friends,god bless you martin rip
from malc carson gy uk..
Posted: 06/05/2008 at 23:27
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