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Barry Furber Targets Supersport, Lightweight TT Entries

Fourth place finisher in the 2015 super twins Manx Grand Prix Barry Furber is targeting competition in the supersport and lightweight races, during TT 2016.

If he’s successful with his entry for TT 2016, Barry is set to be in action on a Moto Design prepared GSX-R 600 Suzuki in the Monster Energy supersport races.

Whilst the lightweight race is set to see him amongst the leading Suzuki mounted competitors, as he pilots his own teams SV650 Suzuki.

In 2014 Barry made his Manx Grand Prix debut. Newcomers b race saw him finish an excellent second, finishing only 16 seconds behind race winner Dean Osborne.


Following another top quality result of fourth position in last years super twins Manx GP, Barry is aiming to compete for the first time at the Isle of Man TT.

Fellow stars at the 2015 Manx Grand Prix Malachi Mitchell Thomas, Billy Redmayne, Rob Hodson, David Sellers, Joe Newbould, Darren Cooper and Mark Purslow are all confirmed to at TT 2016.

Embarking on his third year of action around the Mountain Course, Barry Furber is bidding to join his fellow rising stars from the Manx, in taking on the challenge of the TT Races.

Words by Stevie Rial

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