Road Racing News

14th Year Of Blackford Financial Services Title Sponsorship For Pre TT Classic Races

Blackford Financial Services will once again provide title sponsorship this year for the Pre TT Classic Races, making it 14 years of title backing for the Castletown based meeting.

Celebrating this May, it’s 30th anniversary since it’s original incarnation in 1988, the Pre TT Classic event has over the years grown and grown in stature.

It’s arguably now alongside the Classic TT, the most important event for roads exponents who focus on yesteryear machinery.

Photo by Jim Gibson

Last years classics action at Billown saw the likes of Jamie Coward and James Cowton secure race wins, whilst event mainstays Greenall Racing’s Steve Ferguson, Mike Hose, Rich Hawkins and Bill Swallow also enjoyed success in respective classes.

Speaking about the companies re affirmed commitment to the Pre TT Classic Races, which will feature again this year a nine race schedule, Blackford Financial Services, Managing Director Dave Smart, stated:

“Blackford Financial Services are proud to have been involved with the Pre TT Classic Road Races since 2000 and have seen the event grow in stature and popularity not only with the competitors, but also the fans and enthusiasts alike.

We have a great relationship with the organisers Southern 100 Racing, who go out of their way to ensure that all who attend the races at Billown enjoy they experience and the guests we invite are always complimentary and become keen followers of the races year on year.

We at Blackford Financial Services look forward to celebrating the 30th anniversary of the races in 2018 and being involved in future years.”

Words by Stevie Rial

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