Ben Godfrey dead aged 25: British Superbike star passes away after crash at Donington Park

BRITISH SUPERBIKE star Ben Godfrey has tragically died aged 25 after a crash at Donington Park.

The motorcycle professional was participating in a No Limits Trackdays occasion when he fell from his bike.

 Superbike star Ben Godfrey tragically passed away aged 25

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Superbike star Ben Godfrey tragically handed away aged 25Credit score: @BenGodfreyRacing
 Ben Godfrey suffered fatal injuries at Donington Park

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Ben Godfrey suffered deadly accidents at Donington Park
 Motorsport is mourning the loss of Ben Godfrey

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Motorsport is mourning the lack of Ben Godfrey

A press release from the corporate learn: “Through the second superior group session of our No Limits Monitor day today at Donington Park, Ben Godfrey, 25, collided with one other bike on the strategy to Redgate and fell from his machine.

“Tragically, he suffered serious injuries and despite immediate medical assistance trackside, he succumbed to his injuries shortly after.”

Godfrey had been as a result of compete within the Ducati TiOptions Cup at Silverstone for Group BGR later this yr.

No Limits Trackdays director Mark Neate paid tribute to the late Brit.

He added: “Ben actually was a unbelievable younger man and buddies with so many individuals within the paddock, he was all the time smiling and had time for everybody.

“He was very excited for the start of the season and had taken part in many track days in the last month. Our thoughts are with his family, his partner Jordan and his team mates and friends.”

 Ben Godfrey sadly lost his life after falling off his bike at Donington Park

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Ben Godfrey sadly misplaced his life after falling off his bike at Donington Park

Tragically Godfrey – who had beforehand raced in each the Superstock collection and Endurance racing – was pronounced dead at the scene.

Fellow British Superbike racer Glenn Irwin paid tribute to Godfrey on-line.

He posted on Fb: “Rest in peace Ben Godfrey. Gone way too soon. My thoughts are with his family, friends and team.”

Leicestershire Police confirmed they had been conscious of the incident in a press release launched by a spokeswoman.

It mentioned: “We had been known as at 11.20am today to a report of a collision at Donington Park. It occurred at round 10.30am and concerned two bikes.

“Officers attended the placement the place a 25-year-old man was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

“A second man, 31, sustained critical accidents and was taken to Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre for remedy.

“Enquiries into the circumstances surrounding the collision are ongoing.”

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BRITISH SUPERBIKE star Ben Godfrey has tragically died aged 25 after a crash at Donington Park.