Bingley man jailed for obstructing Isle of Man TT race

    A man from Bingley has been jailed after he walked onto the course of a motorbike race.

    James William Ford was sentenced to four weeks in prison after obstructing the route for a practice session of the Isle of Man TT road race on Monday 28 May.

    The court in Douglas heard how the pensioner became aggressive when asked to move by race officials.

    He admitted two offences under the island’s Road Races Act 2016 - obstructing racing and failing to comply with marshals.

    He has also been banned from attending the race for five years.

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