11-Year-Old Racer Dies Following Training Accident

Millar Buchanan, an 11-year-old racer who competed in the Ohvale UK Cup, lost his life following a training incident at the Crail Circuit Scotland, last Saturday.

  • the 11-year-old racer kiled during a training session at the Crail Circuit (Scotland) on Saturday.
  • SSBK champion, Callum Grigor, will wear the number 29 at the next round as tribute to the young rider’s death.

The young rider was competing in this year’s British Mini Bike Championship in the MiniGP 140/50 Championshiap and Ohvale 160 Cup category.

Acccording to reports, reigning Scottish Superbike Champion, Callum Grigor will compete at the next round of the SSBK wearing the number 29, as tribute to Buchanan.

Grigor also went on his social media, expressing his disbelief over the tragic incident.

“The sport we love is so so cruel sometimes.

“Millar was one of the most committed and talented young riders in Scotland and he was a true star of the future.

“I was lucky enough to share the track with Millar doing some coaching and playing around on minibikes and I cannot believe that this has happened.

“The world has lost a true little gentlemen and I am not alone when I say that he will be greatly missed by everyone in the racing community,” he said.

Ohvale UK also paid tribute to the 11-year-old.

“We have lost a member of our Ohvale family.  Millar Buchanan has sadly passed away after being involved in an accident over the weekend while training at Crail Circuit.

“Millar joined our Ohvale UK cup last year and it has been a pleasure to have him in the paddock and in our junior championships, he will be sorely missed by everyone.

“We extend our deepest sympathies to Andy and Pauline and the rest of his family and friends at this sad time,” Ohvale UK said in a statement.

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