Road Racing News

Entry Process For 2018 Classic TT Races Begins

Announced yesterday, racers can now send in entries for the 2018 Classic TT Races, which features as in recent years races for yesteryear 500, two stroke, 350 and Superbike machines.

Notable racers to have already confirmed their intention to compete at the Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling based event, include Hebden Bridge’s Jamie Coward, who’s set to pilot Kraus Racing’s ZXR 750 Kawasaki.

Photo by Mark Corlett

Added notable rider/team combinations announced include Dominic Herbertson/Davies Motorsport, Michael Evans/Wilcock Consulting Racing, Horst Saiger/Greenall Racing, Josh Daley/Primus Racing plus DHRR/Obsession Engineering’s Dave Hewson and Eric Wilson.

The likes of Mountain Course lap record holder Michael Dunlop, Bruce Anstey, Dean Harrison, David Johnson, new Norton TT signing John McGuinness, Dan Kneen, Ivan Lintin, William Dunlop, Michael Rutter and former Junior Manx GP champ Andy Dudgeon, are also anticipated to place entries in.

Race dates wise, it’s the 25th and 27th of August that have been pencilled in by the event organisers, for the four lap Bennetts Senior, Dunlop Lightweight, Junior Classic and RST Superbike races.

Words by Stevie Rial