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Great Opportunity Awaits Darren James

A great opportunity awaits Canada’s Darren James, as he makes his Mountain Course debut at TT 2016.

Darren is all set to compete for Ryan Farquhar’s KMR Kawasaki outfit in the lightweight race, as he joins Ryan and Danny Webb in piloting one of the teams highly touted ER6 Kawasaki’s.

Last time a rider from Canada competed at the TT Races, was back in 2014, when Dan Kruger competed for Penz 13.com BMW.

Having impressed on his pure road racing debut at last years North West 200, sealing ninth place finish in the opening super twins race, Darren is aiming to showcase his roads ability at the Isle of Man TT.

Alongside TT 2016 returns to the North West 200 and Armoy Road Races are in the planning, plus making his debut at the world’s fastest road race, the Ulster Grand Prix.

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Photo by Ruthless Racing Inc

Having raced for over 16 years enjoying many a momentous moment including a top six finish at the Daytona 200, Darren on his Twitter page described the opportunity to compete around the Triangle, Dundrod, Armoy and at the TT Races as:

“As a racer this is probably one of the coolest opportunities I will ever have.”

Joining Alex Polita, Victor Cox, Michael Booth, Josh Daley, Seamus Elliott, Jochem Van Den Hoek, Ben Wilson, Olaf Romijn and Alastair Fagan in taking on the challenge of the Mountain Course, he’s one to watch in this years lightweight TT.

Words by Stevie Rial

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