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Previous Winners & Newcomers Add to Classic Entry

POSTED Thu last week

Entries for the 2017 Blackford's Pre-TT Classic Road Races continue to arrive in good numbers with Race Secretary, George Peach with just over one month to the official closing date 30th March. Amongst the latest include no less than seven previous winners along with a similar number of newcomers. Winner of the Office Equipment Centre 350cc Singles Race Mike Hose, last year brought his total wins at the prestigious Billown Classic Races to 14 and is endeavouring to improve on that total at this year’s races with entries in all six solo races. Mark Herbertson and Rich Hawkins, second and third in the 2016 Office Equipment Centre 350cc Singles Race have also entered once again. Bolton-le-Sands regular Alan Oversby, who took the Manx...

Michael Dunlop set to race new GSX-R1000 with Bennetts Suzuki

POSTED Thu last week

Michael Dunlop is set to race the all-new GSX-R1000 in 2017, the 13-time Isle of Man TT winner signing for the new-look Bennetts Suzuki team for the forthcoming season. Dunlop will race the new machine at the 2017 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy as well as the North West 200, the Southern 100 and the Ulster Grand Prix road races. The Northern Irishman will also contest the opening round of the MCE British Superbike championship at Donington Park in April. The 2016 Superbike and Senior TT winner and current out-right lap-record holder will get his first ride on the new GSX-R1000 he will race this season at a shakedown test at the team’s Mallory Park base today [Wednesday], before heading to Spain for tests at Cartagena and...

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