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Gold Cup Runner Up Norbury Discloses DC Racing Partnership

Steve Henshaw International Gold Cup runner up Mike Norbury, 2020 roads tenure will see him take on new challenges with the newly launched DC Racing squad.

For this season Manchester’s Norbury is set to pilot ZX6R Kawasaki, GSX-R 1000 Suzuki steeds at TT 2020, the North West 200, selected Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough events.

An established front runner at Scarborough, the affable Norbury is also steadily developing into a prominent campaigner around the fabled, mythical Mountain Course.

A top five finisher within the 2017 Newcomers (A) Manx Grand Prix, his most recent TT voyage saw him bank a top six placing in the innovative SES TT Zero race, plus acquire creditable 32nd, 36th place finishes in the reduced in distance Monster Energy Supersport races.

Looking to unlock that next level in terms of pace on the world famous Manx roads, he’s not to be underestimated at TT 2020.

Photo via Norbury Racing Facebook page

Commenting today on his new partnership with DC Racing, the former protege of 2009 TT Zero winner Rob Barber, stated via the Norbury Racing Facebook page:

“Buzzing to finally announce that I will be riding for DC Racing in the 2020 season!

We will be competing in all major road races in England, Isle of Man and Ireland on a Suzuki GSXR 1000 and Kawasaki ZX6. As well as some short circuits and maybe some BSB stock 1000 later on in the year!

Massive thanks to the team and the following people for making this happen:

Lancashire Gas Services, Sencat LTD, Eazi-grip Tank Performance, P3 Tuning, R&G, Shoei, Pipe-werx, Hel, Metzeler, Spada motorcycle clothing, Air Environmental LTD, TW Suspension, A.P Broome landscapes, Custom.it
Chalkies Decals.”

Words by Stevie Rial

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