Former British Superbike rider Keith Farmer has died at the age of 35. Check out his Obituary, passed away and how did he die.
Keith Farmer : Obituary | Passed away | How did die
Keith farmer was a british professional motorcycle sports person. He is a multiple British and national champion.
|Full Name||Keith Farmer|
|Profession||Professional Bike rider|
|Born||25 July 1987|
The Northern Irish racer won the National Superstock 600 title in 2011 and National Superstock 1000cc successes followed in 2012 and 2018. He also won the British Supersport title in 2017.
Speaking at the time of his retirement, Farmer said: ‘I have had a tough year but that’s just racing. I have realised that it is time to walk away.
‘I’ve had 10 good years of racing in the BSB paddock, riding for some of the best teams.
Keith Farmer Obituary
Irish motorcycling has been left stunned by the sudden death of four-time British champion Keith Farmer.
His Obituary details are not confirmed yet.
The 35-year-old’s brother, David, said he died in the early hours of Thursday with his family by his side.
Paying tribute on Facebook, he 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.”
One of Northern Ireland’s top British championship riders, Keith – from Clogher in Co. Tyrone – won the Superstock 600 title during his rookie season in the class in 2011.
He was rewarded with a ride in Paul Bird’s Kawasaki team for the 2012 Superstock 1000 Championship and seized the chance with both hands, winning his second British title.
Keith Farmer passed away
Keith Farmer, also known as the “Clogher Bullet,” who was one of the most successful motorcyclists in Northern Ireland, passed away at the age of 35.
His older brother David confirmed the four-time British champion’s demise on Thursday, saying: “I’m lost for words; our little brother left us at 1.45 this morning with us all by his side.” “I’m with you, Meekie #33.”
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.”
Farmer, who was based in Cumbria, was described as “pure raw talent” whose motorsport career was hampered by injury and bad luck.
He had retired from racing in September 2021, after battling injury for the final few years of his career, and was looking forward to spending time with his family.
At the time of his retirement, Keith told the News Letter: “I just feel the time is right now because the enjoyment’s not there any more and my body needs the chance to heal from the injuries I’ve had over these past couple of years.
How did die
The exact cause of death has not been revealed by his family at this time, and they have asked for privacy during this difficult time.