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Manx Motor Cycle Club announces 2014 Manx Grand Prix race schedule

Manx Motor Cycle Club announces 2014 Manx Grand Prix race schedule

| November 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Manx Motor Cycle Club, organisers of the Manx Grand Prix, has announced the 2014 Race schedule for the event, which will be the 91st year since the race meeting’s inception in 1923. The races form part of the Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling, which also includes the Classic TT, the Classic and Two […]

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Treasury Survey reveals 50% increase in visitors for Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling

| November 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

A study by the Isle of Man Government’s Treasury Economic Affairs Division (EAD) into the contribution that the Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling makes to the Island’s economy has shown an increase in visitors of approximately 50% over a four-year period. The Treasury originally surveyed the Manx Grand Prix in 2009 before replicating the […]

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Major media boost for Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling

| October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling has received a major boost with a series of positive UK Motorcycle Press articles following the inaugural Classic TT event. All of the UK’s main motorcycle titles attended the event and their review articles have now appeared on shelf. Laurence Skelly, MHK, Political Member for Tourism, Isle of […]

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Generous ferry passengers boost MGP Helicopter Fund

Generous ferry passengers boost MGP Helicopter Fund

| October 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Steam Packet Company passengers have raised another fantastic £6,150.89 for the Manx Grand Prix Helicopter Fund. The annual collection is coordinated by crew members from Ben-my-Chree and Manannan on all sailings during what is now known as the Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling, and the team would like to thank ferry passengers for their […]

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Isle of Man Steam Packet Company annuonces autumn tourism initiative

Isle of Man Steam Packet Company annuonces autumn tourism initiative

| September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, in conjunction with Isle of Man Tourism, has launched a campaign highlighting the Island as a holiday destination for motorcycle fans this autumn. The campaign is targeting bikers throughout September, and includes a prize draw offering the winner a two-night stay in a Sleepwell Hotel, with free return […]

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Festival of Motorcycling attracts record number of motorcycles to Isle of Man

Festival of Motorcycling attracts record number of motorcycles to Isle of Man

| September 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling brought a record-breaking number of motorcycles to the Isle of Man for its two-week period, official figures from the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company have shown. The fortnight-long Festival incorporated the Manx Grand Prix, celebrating its 90th anniversary, Classic TT and a number of other biking events. […]

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Olie Linsdell powers his paton to Classic TT victory in Bennetts 500cc race

Olie Linsdell powers his paton to Classic TT victory in Bennetts 500cc race

| August 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bedfordshire racer Olie Linsdell won his first race on the TT Mountain Course since his double win in the 2007 Manx Grand Prix Newcomers and Ultra Lightweight races, winning the Bennetts 500cc Classic TT Race on the Giovanni Cabassi Paton. Olie’s Paton had the honour of getting the inaugural TT Races presented by Bennetts underway. […]

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Manx Grand Prix practice red flagged following four separate incidents on the course

| August 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last night’s Manx Grand Prix qualifying session was red flagged at around 7.50pm following four separate incidents on the course at Ballahutchin, Kerrowmoar, Ramsey Hairpin and the Bungalow. Scott Campbell, Ross Richards and Stuart Hall were involved in the incident at Ballahutchin on the approach to Ballagarey with Richards and Hall taken by airmed to […]

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New product celebrates 90th Anniversary of Manx Grand Prix

New product celebrates 90th Anniversary of Manx Grand Prix

| August 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

To celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Manx Grand Prix, Isle of Man Post Office has produced two large-format A5 full-colour pre-paid postcards featuring a gallery of the classic machines and the legends past and present of this historic racing festival. In a limited edition of 2,500 sets, every card features a ‘pre-paid postage’ graphic […]

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Big Mitch an inspiration to others as he looks set to make his mark on this year’s Manx Grand Prix

Big Mitch an inspiration to others as he looks set to make his mark on this year’s Manx Grand Prix

| August 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ballaugh rider Chris Mitchell is on the verge of achieving his dream and, at the same time, making history on the Mountain Course at this year’s Manx Grand Prix. Completing a race around the famous circuit is a massive achievement in itself – but Chris is doing it even though he only has the use […]

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