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Former French Hill Climb Champion Vuillermet Targeting Mountain Course Return

Former French hill climb Champion Richard Vuillermet 2020 road racing plans include competition at the Manx Grand Prix and Classic TT Races, as he targets further progress around the fabled, mythical Mountain Course.

12th within the Newcomers A Manx Grand Prix of 2016, the amiable Vuillermet has since developed into a solid, highly proficient event exponent.

41st, 42nd in last August’s Junior, Senior races, along the way he registered a lap speed exceeding the 111 mph lap mark, ending race week with a best lap speed of 111.338 mph.

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Alongside prospective Manx GP/Classic TT return’s, Montagne Racing Team’s Vuillermet 2020 objectives additionally include beginning his latest roads tenure with the Spring Cup at Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough.

Other meets in consideration for participation at include the Cookstown 100, Tandragee 100. Plus meets at Horice (Czech Republic) and Circuit De Chimay (Belgium).

Steadily developing into one of France’s most accomplished roads exponents, expect Vuillermet who pilots next year ZXR 400, ZX6R Kawasaki machinery to contend again for an array of extremely respectable results.

Words by Stevie Rial