British Motorcycle Champion, Keith Farmer, dies at 35

Keith Farmer FOUR-TIME WINNER British motorcycle champion. He died unexpectedly at the age of 35.

Keith Farmer, a renowned rider from Northern Ireland, passed away at the age of 35.

The four-time British champion from Clogher died unexpectedly. Farmer, a native of Cumbria, was dubbed a “pure raw talent” whose career in racing was stunted by misfortune and injuries. After struggling with injuries during the last few years of his career, he retired from racing in September 2021 and was eager to spend time with his family.

David wrote:

“I’m lost for words our little brother left us at 1.45 this morning with us all by his side. ” Life will never be the same again, he made us all so proud and he will be very sorely missed. Love you Meekie #33.” “I’ve another baby due in five weeks’ time and my other youngest daughter is turning five in December, plus I’ve my eldest daughter back in Northern Ireland. “I want to walk away now when I can rather than keep going for the sake of it, and I want to spend more time with my family.”

Farmer, a four-time British champion, raced for TAS Racing, Buildbase Suzuki, Paul Bird Motorsport, and BSB. TAS Racing called Farmer’s loss “total heartbreak.” With the words, “We had many great experiences together both inside racing and on a personal level since Keith had remained a close friend of the team,” team president Philip Neill expressed his condolences to Farmer’s family and friends.

Keith Farmer had planned to stop competing at the conclusion of the previous year but instead decided to do so in September 2021. Farmer won the National Superstock 600 championship in 2011, the National Superstock 1000 championship in 2012, and the British Supersport championship in 2017.

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 The Northern Ireland rider represented some of the top BSB teams during his career, including Paul Bird Motorsport, Buildbase Suzuki, and TAS Racing. Farmer competed often in both the British Superbike main series and the BSB support championships.

Early Life

Keith Farmer was 35 years old at the time of his death. He holds British nationality and he belongs to a white ethnic group.

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