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IMGold sponsor Manx Grand Prix

IMGold sponsor Manx Grand Prix

| June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Douglas-based gold bullion depository and trading company IMGold is now the title sponsor of the prestigious Manx Grand Prix motorcycle races. The company, which has vaults located in Victoria Street, is the first title sponsor in the event’s ninety-one year history. As part of a multi-year deal it will be known as the IMGold Manx […]

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FARQUHAR PUTS DISAPPOINTMENT OF 350CC CLASSIC RACE BEHIND HIM TO TAKE WIN IN 500CC CLASSIC RACE AT MANX GRAND PRIX

FARQUHAR PUTS DISAPPOINTMENT OF 350CC CLASSIC RACE BEHIND HIM TO TAKE WIN IN 500CC CLASSIC RACE AT MANX GRAND PRIX

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ryan Farquhar added to his nine MGP titles with a win in the opening race of today’s Manx Grand Prix, the 500cc Classic Grand Prix, when he powered his Paton to first place. Riders were advised of the threat of isolated showers throughout the day and to look out for damp patches around the course […]

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Classic Motorcycles Complete Their First Full Laps of Manx Grand Prix

Classic Motorcycles Complete Their First Full Laps of Manx Grand Prix

| August 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Classic racers at the 2012 Manx Grand Prix were finally able to record their first proper qualifying laps following Saturday’s cancelled session and Monday’s part speed controlled lap. The Classics were first on the track tonight and many of the riders were able to get two laps in before the modern classes went out […]

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Frustration At Manx Grand Prix As Fog Ends First Session After One Lap

Frustration At Manx Grand Prix As Fog Ends First Session After One Lap

| August 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

First qualifying session for the 2012 Manx Grand Prix Festival got underway this evening on the Isle of Man with conditions reported as good on the Mountain Course. However, it was a frustrating evening for competitors as fog closed in on the mountain section during the opening lap and riders were only able to get […]

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CONISTER’S MGP SUPPORT IS SPUR FOR LOCAL RACER ANDY

CONISTER’S MGP SUPPORT IS SPUR FOR LOCAL RACER ANDY

| July 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Local bike racer Andy Fenton may not have had the best of luck at the recent Southern 100 Races. But continued backing from his main sponsor, Conister Bank, has helped keep his sights firmly focussed on success at next month’s Manx Grand Prix. The Bank remain committed supporters of the MGP and are keen to […]

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Manx Grand Prix Costs Clarified by Isle of Man Government

| May 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Government Department of Economic Development has issued a clarification on the costs, visitor numbers and economic benefits generated by the Manx Grand Prix and the TT Races. Isle of Man Treasury carried out a detailed study of the economic contribution of the Manx Grand Prix (‘MGP Survey 2009’), which revealed that […]

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MANX GRAND PRIX QUALIFYING SESSION RED FLAGGED

MANX GRAND PRIX QUALIFYING SESSION RED FLAGGED

| August 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

The second qualifying session at the 2011 Manx Grand Prix was red flagged at around 19.20 following an incident just after Milntown in the North of the Island. A bike was reported to be on fire, the rider involved, Brian Purdey from Onchan, Isle of Man was taken by airmed to Nobles Hospital where he […]

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2011 Manx Grand Prix Practice Underway

2011 Manx Grand Prix Practice Underway

| August 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

The 2011 Manx Grand Prix Festival finally got underway tonight following the cancellation of Saturday’s first practice due to rain. The session got underway at around 18.35 following a short delay while marshals were moved into position. The 53 newcomers were first away from Glencrutchery Road on a speed controlled, untimed lap in groups of […]

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NEW FEATURES FOR MANX GRAND PRIX FESTIVAL WEBSITE

NEW FEATURES FOR MANX GRAND PRIX FESTIVAL WEBSITE

| March 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Visitors to the Official Manx Grand Prix Festival website, mgpfestival.com, can now make use of a series of improvements aimed at making the site the ultimate resource for all MGP information. The website now includes a public discussion forum, a complete database of results for the Manx Grand Prix and a facility for translating the […]

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MANX GRAND PRIX FESTIVAL TO BENEFIT FROM OFFICIAL HOSPITALITY PROGRAMME

| February 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Following the success of the TT Races hospitality programme, where the capacity has been increased this year to cope with the demand for tickets, The Department of Economic Development is launching an official Manx Grand Prix Festival VIP Club. The ‘MGPF VIP Club’ Hospitality Package gives guests all day access to the Hospitality Suite. This […]

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