With just under 136 days till TT 2019 begins, the entry process for the latest edition of the world’s most famous roads event has officially begun.
Racers have until the 1st of March to put in prospective entries for TT 2019, which promises to provide two weeks of truly world class International roads action.
At a glance just some of the world famous names set to grace TT 2019 include Peter Hickman (Smiths Racing), Dean Harrison (Silicone Engineering Racing), John McGuinness (Norton), Ian Hutchinson (Honda Racing), the Birchall brothers Ben & Tom, John Holden/Lee Cain, David Johnson, Bruce Anstey, James Hillier and Conor Cummins.
Thus far just two racers are officially confirmed to make their Mountain Course debuts at TT 2019, rising IRRC (International Road Racing Championship) stars Lukas Maurer and David Datzer.
Those to have already placed entries for this May/June’s Manx roads extravaganza include Wigan’s Josh Daley, Mike Norbury, Cornwall’s Forest Dunn, popular Welsh racer Justin Collins and fellow countryman, Peoples Bike Team backed Rhys Hardisty.
Photo by Nick Wheeler
Additionally British Superbike champions Bournemouth Kawasaki have confirmed that they will be TT 2019 bound, via their Twitter page, were they stated:
“Entries are out for the 2019 Isle of Man TT, our rider announcement will come very soon.”
Words by Stevie Rial