Road Racing News

Cooper, Sweeney To Lead Turner Racing’s Lightweight Classic Challenge

Lightweight 250 class stalwarts, Turner Racing, 2019 Classic TT challenge will see them join forces again with 2013 TT Privateers champion Dan Cooper, and twice Junior Manx GP winner Michael Sweeney.

One of pure road racing’s leading 250 exponents, Skerries Sweeney in recent years within the Lightweight class at the Classic TT, has respectively chalked up eighth and twelfth place finishes.

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Set to pilot alongside new team mate Aberdare Park great Cooper, TZ 250 Yamaha machinery, the two times Junior Manx GP winner has the undoubted Mountain Course pedigree to this August, be at minimum a dark horse for a rostrum finish.

Combined former Ulster GP Super Twins race winner Cooper, and 2014 Irish road race 250 champion Sweeney provide Turner Racing with one of the strongest, combined rider line up’s thus far for the 2019 Classic TT Races.

Reminder the 2019 Classic TT Races, part of the Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling, runs from the 17th to the 26th of August.

Words by Stevie Rial

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