Damon Rees, a 28-year-old championship motorcycle racer from New Zealand, has passed away due to a sudden medical condition. He died after undergoing surgery for an undisclosed medical condition.

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Tony Rees Motorcycle, his father’s company in a Facebook post confirmed the tragic news of his death. The post read, “It Is with a very heavy heart that we confirm Damon Rees #92 has passed away. He fought an extremely hard battle to overcome his illness, but passed in the early hours of the morning surrounds by a lot of love.”

Who was Damon Rees?

Damon Rees was a talented motorcycle racer. He established himself in the racing industry. He participated in the National Superstock 1000 Championship for two seasons after departing New Zealand at the start of 2020. Rees achieved his first podium results and an excellent eighth-place finish in his first season.

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He joined Ashcourt Racing for the ensuing season and raced a BMW S1000RR with British Supersport rider Lee Johnston. For the next season, Rees stayed with the squad but switched to a Yamaha R6 and competed in the Supersport class. Rees moved to the Carl Cox Motorsport with Uggly & Co by Binch Racing squad for the current season, continuing his Supersport journey on a Yamaha.

The 28-year-old got married six months back. His wife also condoled Rees’ death and wrote an emotional post, “You are now my Guardian Angel & my forever sunshine. Your heart was just too big for this world, and now we all hold a piece of you.”

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As per reports, in an attempt to support his family. A Givealittle website was created to offer assistance to Damon Rees and his family throughout his intensive treatment at Hull Hospital. The page has received a tremendous amount of support from well-wishers, with donations that approach $20,000.