Tag: Classic TT

ISLE OF MAN CLASSIC TT A MAJOR MEDIA HIT AS MCN SPORT PRODUCES ‘RETRO’ SPECIAL

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Classic TT format has proved to be a major hit with the media with many UK and international titles visiting the Island for the 2014 meeting. David Cretney, MHK, the Political Member with responsibility for Tourism and Motorsport commented: ‘Media buy-in for the Classic TT concept is really important to deliver the long-term objectives […]

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STUNNING COLLECTION OF JOEY DUNLOP BIKES ASSEMBLED TO PAY TRIBUTE TO ‘YER MAUN’ AT THIS YEAR’S CLASSIC TT RACES

STUNNING COLLECTION OF JOEY DUNLOP BIKES ASSEMBLED TO PAY TRIBUTE TO ‘YER MAUN’ AT THIS YEAR’S CLASSIC TT RACES

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The greatest ever collection of some of the definitive race bikes of Joey Dunlop’s career will open today on the Isle of Man as part of the Classic TT Races presented by Bennetts. The Isle of Man Government’s Department of Economic Development Motorsport Team has assembled the free paddock display of 26 bikes as part […]

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BMW Group Classic brings together past and present on the Isle of Man

BMW Group Classic brings together past and present on the Isle of Man

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The BMW Group Classic is bringing together past and present in a stunning paddock exhibition at this year’s Isle of Man Classic TT Races presented by Bennetts. The exhibition will run from Saturday 23rd to Tuesday 26th August. The German manufacturer will have a significant presence at the Grandstand with a large truck and marquee […]

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CLASSIC TT PADDOCK RETURNS TO 1980′S AND GETS READY TO ROCK

CLASSIC TT PADDOCK RETURNS TO 1980′S AND GETS READY TO ROCK

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The theme of this year’s Classic TT Races presented by Bennetts is the 1980′s – the golden years of Joey Dunlop’s incredible career when he won five consecutive TT Formula 1 World Championships and 12 of his eventual tally of 26 wins. The Classic TT paddock will be turning back the clock this Friday 22nd […]

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Maria Costello will return to compete in the 2014 Classic TT on three classic machines

Maria Costello will return to compete in the 2014 Classic TT on three classic machines

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

As a former TT lap record holder and double Manx Grand Prix podium finisher, the now MBE is no stranger to the Isle of Man TT course and is relishing the opportunity to compete in three classes at this year’s Isle of Man Classic TT presented by Bennetts. Northamptonshire based Costello will again be on […]

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BARTON AND HAMILTON SECURE ADDITIONAL CLASSIC TT RIDES FOLLOWING ULSTER GRAND PRIX INJURIES

BARTON AND HAMILTON SECURE ADDITIONAL CLASSIC TT RIDES FOLLOWING ULSTER GRAND PRIX INJURIES

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

TT Rider Liaison Officer John Barton and Northern Ireland rider Jamie Hamilton have secured additional rides at this year’s Isle of Man Classic TT Races presented by Bennetts following the incident in Saturday’s Supersport Race at the Ulster Grand Prix involving Keith Amor, Dean Harrison and Dan Kneen. Kneen was reported to have a broken […]

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TEAM CLASSIC SUZUKI SET FOR 2014 ISLE OF MAN CLASSIC TT RACES

TEAM CLASSIC SUZUKI SET FOR 2014 ISLE OF MAN CLASSIC TT RACES

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Northampton based Steve Wheatman’s Team Classic Suzuki has confirmed Michael Dunlop and Lee Johnston on GSXR XR69 Suzuki’s, and Maria Costello on the Harris F1 Suzuki in this year’s Motorsport Merchandise Formula 1 TT Race on Monday 25th August. The team will be looking to emulate their success in last year’s inaugural event when Michael […]

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ALL STAR CAST FOR 2014 CLASSIC RACER MAGAZINE CLASSIC TT LAP OF HONOUR

ALL STAR CAST FOR 2014 CLASSIC RACER MAGAZINE CLASSIC TT LAP OF HONOUR

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

As per 2013, this year’s Classic Racer Magazine Classic TT Lap of Honour is set to be one of the highlights of the Classic TT presented by Bennetts, and with the entry packed with both legendary riders and iconic, and exotic, machinery to match it promises to be something very special indeed. Taking place on […]

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UNIQUE PARADE LAP FEATURING SOME OF JOEY DUNLOP’S GREATEST RIVALS SET FOR CLASSIC TT PRESENTED BY BENNETTS

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Without doubt, one of the biggest highlights of the 2014 Classic TT presented by Bennetts will be the unique ‘Joey Dunlop Road Racing Legend – the Rivals’ Parade Lap sponsored by the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, which will feature some of his greatest rivals. With Dunlop having won a record-breaking 26 races at […]

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Festival of Motorcycling road safety campaign

Festival of Motorcycling road safety campaign

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Infrastructure is launching a hard-hitting road safety campaign today (Tuesday 12 August), as the Isle of Man gears up to host the 2014 Festival of Motorcycling. The joint initiative with the Isle of Man Constabulary continues the themes highlighted during this year’s TT, with the slogan ‘Don’t bin it. For everyone’s sake […]

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