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Racing legend Geoff Duke dies

Racing legend Geoff Duke has died aged 92.

The six-time TT winner, and six-time World Champion, passed away yesterday.

Duke came to prominence after winning the 1949 Senior Clubmans TT and the Senior Manx Grand Prix.  

He was crowned Sportsman of the Year in 1951 and in recognition of his services to motorcycling he was awarded an OBE in 1953, riding his final race in 1959.

 

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