Alan ‘Bud’ Jackson
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