The Classic TT 2019 was overshadowed by a fatal accident. In the Senior Classic TT race, New Zealander Chris Swallow crashed in the Ballaugh Bridge area.
Chris Swallow crashed at Classic TT
Swallow was an experienced road racer and a regular starter at the Classic TT races. He made his debut at the Isle of Man in 2007. In the Classic Manx Grand Prix, he achieved two second place in 2012 in the classes 350 cc and 500 cc. He finished fourth in the Sernior Classic TT last year.
The 37-year-old from Wellington succumbed to his serious injuries and leaves behind his wife and children.