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Davies Motorsport Re-Sign Johnston For 2019 Classic TT Venture

Aiming to build upon an event CV which currently includes six rostrum finishes, eight times International road race winner Lee Johnston will this August, join forces again with leading yesteryear racing outfit, Davies Motorsport.

Confirmed to pilot high calibre Honda machinery in the four lap Junior, Bennetts Senior races, the always cheerful Johnston who joined the TT Races winners circle last month, has the undoubted credentials to contend again next month for more tumultuous Mountain Course racing feats.

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Employers Davies Motorsport who’s silver, red, yellow liveried Honda’s have proven more than a touch competitive at the Classic TT since it’s inception in 2013, alongside running Monster Energy Supersport TT race 1 winner Johnston, will also run next month team regular Dominic Herbertson.

Combined reigning Junior Classic champion Herbertson, Johnston provide John Davies team with unquestionably one of the combined most talented rider line up’s for the sixth running, of the ever increasing in popularity Classic TT.

Six times event podium finishers, and as aforementioned reigning Junior class victor’s, it wouldn’t at all be a surprise next month if the ever hard working Davies team scoop another coveted Classic TT triumph.

Words by Stevie Rial