< img src ="https://flagandcross.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Keith-Farmer.jpg"alt="" > A four-time British motorcycling champion has died at age 35
. Keith Farmer of Northern Ireland died “all of a sudden,” according to BBC. No cause of fatality has actually been launched.
Farmer had actually retired in September of 2021, which was earlier than he originally intended, pointing out “two relatively huge crashes,” the BBC reported.
“I have had a challenging year yet that’s simply competing. I have actually know that it is time to walk away.
“I have actually had 10 good years of auto racing … riding for a few of the best teams,” he stated, according to the report.
“I count myself exceptionally fortunate to have been provided these opportunities and also with these I have actually won four British titles.”
Terrible news to get up to about the sudden and also unfortunate passing away of Keith Farmer. Thinking about his family, friends, and also loved ones– may he Relax In Tranquility. pic.twitter.com/RVlch66asi
— Stuart Higgs (@stuarthiggs) November 10, 2022
The Economic Times described Farmer as the “Clogher Bullet,” after the tiny town in Northern Ireland that was his home town. The Times called him “among one of the most successful motorcyclists in Northern Ireland.”
The Times estimated Farmer’s older bro David as having actually confirmed the champ’s death on Thursday.
“I’m shed for words; our little sibling left us at 1.45 this morning with us all by his side.”
“I’m with you, Meekie # 33.”
Farmer’s success included the National Superstock 600 title in 2011 and also National Superstock 1000cc in 2012 as well as 2018, the BBC reported. He additionally won the British Supersport title in 2017.
He rode for the Paul Bird Motorsport group, Buildbase Suzuki and also TAS Competing, as well as likewise raced frequently in the British Superbike series, according to the report.
The Daily Mail quoted Philip Neill of group TAS as saying, “We took pleasure in many happy memories together both within auto racing as well as on an individual degree as Keith had actually remained a friend of the group.
“His talent was obvious and also although his successes were several, consisting of an unforgettable Superstock champion win with Tyco BMW in 2018, I will always feel like we never ever in fact observed Keith’s full capacity on a superbike– as he was so frequently hampered by injury …