The 2022 Southern 100 which will mark nigh on seventy years of action around the ultra popular Billown course, is confirmed to take place from the 11th-14th of July.
Retaining title sponsorship from the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, more world class thrilling competition is a guarantee next year at the returning meeting that’s worldwide appeal is rapidly increasing.
2019 competition at the ‘Friendly Races’ saw DAO Racing’s Dean Harrison, claim a third successive Solo Championship crown plus go the entire event unbeaten to take his S100 wins tally to 24.
There was new Sidecar Championship winners in the form of Pete Founds/Jevan Walmsley whilst additional first time Billown circuit winners were Glastonbury’s Lee Hembury, David McConnachy and fastest three wheeling TT newcomers in history Ryan Crowe/Callum Crowe.
Alongside the Southern 100 date confirmation, the dates for the prior Blackford’s Pre TT Classic Road Races and Post TT Road Races have also been rubber stamped.
The traditional curtain raiser for the TT Races festival, next year’s Pre TT Classic meet will take place from the 27th-30th May whilst the DAO Post TT Races are set to take centre stage on the 11th of June, one day after TT 2022 officially concludes.
Photo by Mark Corlett
Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou