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Classic TT: Laylaw Racing Confirm Three Rider Team As Harvey Joins TT Greats Harrison, Lougher

Same as fellow anticipated class front runners Binch Racing, Laylaw Racing will have a three rider challenge at the 2019 Classic TT Races, as Goole’s Phil Harvey joins Dean Harrison, Ian Lougher as part of the Irish outfit’s all star line up.

Triple Manx GP rostrum finisher Harvey, the epitome of a two stroke stalwart, has on multiple occasions throughout his racing career excelled on 250 machinery.

Multiple times a class winner at Oliver’s Mount, plus a rostrum finisher at the North West 200 in 2009, 2016 saw him battle his way to third within the inaugural Lightweight Classic encounter.

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Set to pilot this month like team mates Harrison, Lougher, yellow, black, white liveried TZ 250 Yamaha machinery, the Yorkshireman has a strong chance of taking his Classic TT podium finishes tally into double figures.

Reminder the Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling affiliated Classic TT Races, gets underway in just over fifty days time on the 17th of August.

Words by Stevie Rial