Former TT Privateers champion Dan Cooper has recently announced that loyal sponsors KW Electrical, CMS (Tony Morris) will provide title backing for his Supersport, Super Twin mounts for the 2019 roads season.
Aberdare Park wizard Cooper as in 2018 will pilot CBR 600 Honda, SB (Simon Bleasdale) Tuning prepared ER6 Kawasaki machinery at selected national, International events including TT 2019.
Nearing ten years of Mountain Course competition, the diminutive Stroud racer has enjoyed sustained positive moments on the most famous of all roads courses in recent years.
Fifth within the Bennetts Lightweight race of TT 2017, he’s claimed thus far three top six finishes and in total 6 top ten finishes.
A previous PRF Racing, Centurion Racing team member, 2006 British 125 champion Cooper is established amongst a lengthy group of talented, ambitious competitors all on the cusp of joining the very exclusive TT rostrum finishers club.
Accomplished on 1000cc machinery, proven on Supersport steeds, it’s the competitive, increasingly popular Super Twins based Lightweight class that is widely considered as Cooper’s main chance to seal in future years, TT podium finishes.
Ulster GP Super Twins victor in 2016, it wouldn’t at all be a surprise to various roads insiders, fellow class front runners if TT 2019 sees him in prime contention for a coveted top three finish.
Words by Stevie Rial