Funeral for Superstock rider Ben Gautrey
The funeral of an 18-year-old rider who died at the British Superstock Championships has taken place.
Ben Gautrey, from Southport, died in a fall during the Metzeler National Superstock 600 race at Cadwell Park, Lincolnshire, on 29 August.
A PA system at St Cuthbert's Church, Churchtown, relayed the service which was attended by hundreds of friends and fellow bikers, his family said.
Ben's uncle, Chris Jones, said: " I have never seen a funeral like it."
Race organisers described Ben's death as a "tragic and freak accident".
British Superbike Series director Stuart Higgs said Ben was a "super young guy" who showed "plenty of promise".
Police and health and safety officials have started investigations into the death.