Sad News: Mike Trimby, CEO and Founder of IRTA, Passes Away

By | September 9, 2023



Death – Obituary News : Mike Trimby, CEO and Founder of IRTA, has passed away. The Australian Grand Prix Corporation expressed their condolences to his family and loved ones. Trimby was a revered figure in the world of motor sport and will be deeply missed.

Vale Mike Trimby

The Australian Grand Prix Corporation is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Mike Trimby, the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of the International Road Racing Teams Association (IRTA). Our thoughts and prayers go out to Mike’s family and loved ones during this difficult time.


Mike Trimby was an iconic figure in the world of motor sport, leaving an indelible mark on the industry. With his visionary leadership and unwavering dedication, he played a pivotal role in shaping the sport and fostering its growth.

Born in Britain, Mike Trimby had a lifelong passion for motor racing. His journey in the industry began as a mechanic for various racing teams before he founded IRTA in 1986. Under his guidance, IRTA became an influential organization, representing the interests of the teams in the MotoGP championship. Mike’s tireless efforts were instrumental in ensuring the success and safety of the sport.

Throughout his career, Mike Trimby was renowned for his professionalism, integrity, and commitment to excellence. His profound knowledge and understanding of the sport made him a respected figure among his peers. He was admired not only for his expertise but also for his warm personality and willingness to help others.

Mike Trimby’s legacy will live on in the countless lives he touched and the positive changes he brought to the world of motor racing. His dedication to the sport will be greatly missed by all who had the privilege of working with him.

As the news of Mike Trimby’s passing spreads, the motor racing community and fans around the world mourn the loss of a true legend. We extend our deepest sympathies to his family and loved ones, and we will remember Mike Trimby for his lasting contributions to the sport he loved so dearly..