Tributes made in MotoGP as IRTA chief Mike Trimby passes away

Tributes made in MotoGP as IRTA chief Mike Trimby passes away
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Tributes made in MotoGP as IRTA chief Mike Trimby passes away

Mike Trimby, the founder and CEO of IRTA, passed away recently, leaving a significant void in the MotoGP paddock. He was instrumental in shaping the championship and advocating for the rights and safety of riders. Trimby formed a union for grand prix riders in 1982, fighting for better pay and improved safety measures. In 1986, he established IRTA as the official body for race teams in MotoGP, ensuring their involvement in decision-making processes and fair treatment. Trimby’s contributions and legacy in motorcycle grand prix racing will be commemorated during the San Marino Grand Prix, with the entire paddock coming together to honor him.

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Source: Autosport.com

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