Isle of Man TT organisers announced wrong rider as dead in crash


Isle of Man TT race organisers have confirmed that they named the wrong French sidecar competitor to have died in an incident on Saturday.

In a statement, they said rider Cesar Chanal had now been confirmed as having died in the crash during lap one of the first sidecar race of 2022 on the Mountain Course.

On Saturday, they wrongly said passenger Olivier Lavorel had died.

He remains in a critical condition in Aintree Hospital in Liverpool.