R.I.P. Andrew McFarlane

May 1, 2010 10:52pm

Racer X is saddened by the news that Australian motocross racer Andrew McFarlane has passed away due to injuries from a crash earlier today at Round 3 of the Australian Motocross Championship . According to the Motorcycling Australia (MA) website: "We would like to confirm that rider Andrew McFarlane was involved in a critical on-track incident at the third round of the 2010 Australian Motocross Championship at Broadford on Sunday 2 May. McFarlane received immediate treatment from medical staff at the track. MA, Williams Event Management, and JDR Motorsport would like to express their sincerest condolences to the entire McFarlane family."

McFarlane spent several years racing here in America, riding for such teams as Yamaha of Troy, Rockstar Suzuki and Motosport Kawasaki.

Godspeed, Andrew.