Jochem van den Hoek 1988 - 2017
Dutch racer Jochem van den Hoek passed away after an incident during the Superstock TT. Jochem, from Werkendam in Holland, fell from his TC Racing Honda at the 11th Milestone on the first lap of the race and was treated at the scene, but later succumbed to his injuries.
The 28-year-old made his TT debut last year, finishing 44th in his debut race, the Superbike TT. In 2017, after a strong NW200 he secured 27th in the Superbike race to pick up his first bronze replica.