Ben Godfrey Bio, Wiki
Ben Godfrey is a British Superbike championship rider who has tragically died aged 25 after a crash at Donington Park on Sunday, June 21st. The motorbike pro was taking part in a No Limits Trackdays event when he fell from his bike. Godfrey had been due to represent Team BGR in the Ducati TiOptions Cup at Silverstone later this year.
The professional motorcyclist fell from his bike while competing at the No Limits Track Days event.
A statement from the company read: “During the second advanced group session of our No Limits Track day today at Donington Park, Ben Godfrey, 25, collided with another bike on the approach to Redgate and fell from his machine.
“Tragically, he suffered serious injuries and despite immediate medical assistance trackside, he succumbed to his injuries shortly after.”
Statement from No Limits Director & Tributes
No Limits Trackdays director Mark Neate added: “I am so desperately sad that Ben died from the injuries he sustained.
“Ben really was a fantastic young man and friends with so many people in the paddock, he was always smiling and had time for everyone. He was very excited for the start of the season and had taken part in many track days in the last month.
“Our thoughts are with his family, his partner Jordan and his teammates and friends.”
Fellow British Superbike star Glenn Irwin was among those to pay tribute, posting on Facebook: “Rest in peace Ben Godfrey. Gone way too soon. “My thoughts are with his family, friends and team.”
Leicestershire Police have confirmed that they were called to an “organised racing event” at Donnington at around 11.20 am on Sunday and that one person had died after an incident.