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Ben Wilson To Make TT Debut

One of the leading newcomers to the North West 200 in 2015 Ben Wilson, is all set to make his Isle of Man TT debut.

It’s still to be announced as to the machinery he will be piloting at TT 2016, although he looks set to be S1000RR BMW mounted for the superbike, superstock and senior races.

Monster Energy supersport encounters are set to see him competing for Gearlink Kawasaki, who like Ben will be debutant’s to the TT Races.

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Photo by Rod Neill

Last years North West 200 marked his first venture into pure road racing.

He gelled quickly with the Triangle as he sealed highly creditable eleventh place finish in opening supersport race, finishing leading newcomer.

Supersport race two saw another high quality display, as he propelled the Gearlink backed ZX6R Kawasaki to ninth position, finishing in front of TT winners Michael Rutter and Gary Johnson.

Alongside making his TT debut, Ben is this year competing for the second time around the Triangle. He is also going to be making his first foray into action around Dundrod, at the world’s fastest road race, the Ulster Grand Prix.

Ben is the latest rider to confirm his first mountain course appearance, during TT 2016, he joins Michael Booth, Alex Polita and Josh Day, as they all take to the most famous road racing circuit in the world, for the first time.

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