The motorcyle fraternity is mourning the death of Milton Thom.
The well-known Cookstown hotelier passed away in the early hours of Thursday.
He had been a road racing supporter for more than four decades and a long-time sponsor of the Cookstown 100.
Back in 2008 he was left fighting for his life after being turned into a human fireball after a horrific motorbike smash at the Skerries 100 meeting.
Owner of the Royal Hotel in Cookstown, Mr Thom was a highly respected businessman in the town.
His funeral is on Saturday at 1.00pm in Derryloran Parish Church.