AHRMA Racer Silke Crombie, R.I.P.

AHRMA Racer Silke Crombie, R.I.P.

© 2023, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. From a press release issued By AHRMA:

(Knoxville, TN – October 13, 2023) It is with great sorrow that the American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association (AHRMA) shares the loss of a member of our racing family.

Silke Crombie, an AHRMA road racing competitor in the sidecar and solo motorcycle classes, from Mars Hill, NC, experienced a medical emergency on track during the final weekend of the 2023 AHRMA road racing championship at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, AL. Her medical emergency was unrelated to any racing activity.

The incident occurred Saturday, Oct. 7. She passed away at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, AL on Oct 12. 

Her family has shared that as an organ donor, she will help others to live.

“Silke was known for her loving smile, her German wit, and her passion for everything, particularly racing motorcycles. Silke’s impact on our lives will forever be remembered,” said Daniel May, AHRMA’s Executive Director. “As we mourn the loss of her physical presence, let us also celebrate the beautiful moments we shared and the positive influence she had on all of us.”

The AHRMA family extends our deepest condolences to Silke’s family.

About AHRMA:

The American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association (AHRMA) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to competing on classic and vintage machines along with a wide range of modern motorcycles.  

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