Alan ‘Bud’ Jack­son

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Four-time Manx Grand Prix win­ner and TT veteran Alan ‘Bud’ Jack­son suf­fered fa­tal in­juries af­ter crash­ing his Manx Nor­ton ma­chine at Creg Ny Baa dur­ing Thurs­day evening’s Clas­sic TT prac­tice ses­sion. A mem­ber of a well­known Cum­brian road rac­ing fam­ily, 62-year-old Jack­son made his Manx de­but in 1979. Along­side vic­to­ries in the 1986 Ju­nior, 1991 Clas­sic Light­weight 250cc, 1995 Clas­sic Light­weight 250cc and 1998 Clas­sic Light­weight 250cc MGP races, he achieved six top-ten TT fin­ishes.

Jack­son was a sea­soned and suc­cess­ful TT racer

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