Keith Farmer, Former British Champion, Passes Away at 35

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.

YearEntrantStartsWinsPodiumsPolesFastest LapsAvg. FinishAvg. GridDNFPointsPoints FinishesWorld Champion
2021iForce Lloyd & Jones BMW1000024.51100
2020Buildbase Suzuki5000015.2517.4110319th
2019Tyco BMW Motorrad Racing900009.2513.56154818th
2014PR Racing Kawasaki13010114.2216.5426623rd
2013Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki1400008.338.572931214th
2012Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki200002020100

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Mike, the motorcycle enthusiast behind SuperBike Newbie, fell in love with superbikes during his college years. He owns a diverse range of motorcycles and offers valuable insights into motorcycling advice, maintenance, safety gear, and laws. Despite two decades of riding experience, he continues to learn and shares his knowledge on his website. Mike also has a keen interest in motorcycle club culture. While not a club member, he aspires to be one someday.

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