Southern 100 Life Member

John Byrne, who joined the committee of the then Southern Motorcycle Club in 1970 and transferred to the newly formed Southern 100 Motorcycle Racing Club in 1981, has been made a life member of the club.

Taking on the role of control marshal in 1983, John became chief paddock controller three years later, a position he still holds as the 2017 races rapidly approach.

A Castletown man, John joins club president Derek Nicholson and club chairman, Phil Taubman MBE as fellow life members.

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