Keith Farmer, a talented British motorcycle racer and former champion, has tragically passed away at the age of 35. The news of his untimely death was confirmed by his older brother, David, who shared the heartbreaking update on Thursday.
Farmer’s passing has left his family devastated, as they were all by his side when he passed. In a heartfelt statement, David expressed the deep loss they feel, saying, “I’m lost for words. Our little brother left us at 1.45 this morning with us all by his side. Life will never be the same again. He made us all so proud, and he will be very sorely missed. Love you Meekie #33.”
Keith Farmer’s career was marked by impressive achievements and a passion for motorcycle racing. He had a remarkable track record, securing four British championships during his time in the sport. In 2011, he clinched the Superstock 600 title, followed by the Superstock 1000 titles in 2012 and 2018. In 2017, he claimed the British Supersport Championship, showcasing his exceptional talent and determination.
However, Farmer’s career also faced its fair share of challenges, with injuries taking a toll on his performance, including two broken legs sustained in a crash. Despite these setbacks, he persevered and continued to make significant contributions to the British Superbike Championship before retiring from professional racing in the previous year.
The news of Keith Farmer’s passing has reverberated throughout the racing community, and tributes have poured in to honor his memory. Fellow racers, fans, and teams have expressed their condolences and shared their fond memories of Farmer, highlighting his skills, sportsmanship, and the positive impact he had on the sport.
Keith Farmer will be remembered not only for his remarkable achievements as a British champion but also for the indelible mark he left on the hearts of those who knew him. His legacy as a talented racer and beloved individual will live on, and he will be deeply missed by the racing community and beyond.
|Year||Entrant||Starts||Wins||Podiums||Poles||Fastest Laps||Avg. Finish||Avg. Grid||DNF||Points||Points Finishes||World Champion|
|2021||iForce Lloyd & Jones BMW||1||0||0||0||0||24.5||1||1||0||0||–|
|2019||Tyco BMW Motorrad Racing||9||0||0||0||0||9.25||13.56||1||54||8||18th|
|2014||PR Racing Kawasaki||13||0||1||0||1||14.22||16.5||4||26||6||23rd|
|2013||Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki||14||0||0||0||0||8.33||8.57||2||93||12||14th|
|2012||Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki||2||0||0||0||0||20||20||1||0||0||–|