Statement on behalf of ACU Events Ltd – Jochem van den Hoek

Tragic news coming from the Isle of Man after this morning’s Superstock Race.
Rest in Peace Jochem van den Hoek.
Jochem van den Hoek Isle of Man TT 2017
Jochem van den Hoek Isle of Man TT 2017

It is with the deepest regret we have to issue this statement on behalf of ACU Events Ltd

Wednesday 7th June 2017


ACU Events Ltd regrets to announce that Jochem van den Hoek, 28, from Werkendam in Holland, was killed this morning during the Superstock race at the Isle of Man TT Races.

Jochem had an accident at the 11th Milestone on the 1st lap of the race and was treated at the scene.

Jochem made his TT mountain course debut last year recording a 44th placed finish in his debut race, the Superbike TT as well as 34th placed finish in the Superstock race in the same year and a 36th place in the 2016 Senior TT. He finished in 27th place in this year’s Superbike race on Sunday 4th June, his highest placed finish, winning a bronze replica.

ACU Events Ltd wishes to pass on their deepest sympathy to Jochem’s family and friends.

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Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with Jochem’s family at this time


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