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Hickman, Todd Join McGuinness As Part Of Norton’s All Star Lightweight TT Challenge

Reigning Pokerstars Senior and Privateers TT champion’s Peter Hickman and Davey Todd, will both join forces with the famous Norton name at TT 2019, with the prodigiously talented Englishman joining fellow countryman John McGuinness as part of the British outfit’s Lightweight TT challenge.

Hickman and Todd like new team mate McGuinness, steed for the four lap Bennetts Lightweight race, is Norton’s highly rated, new for 2019, Superlight steed.

The machine which turned heads last November at Motorcycle Live, which was certain to attract attention a plenty at TT 2019, will now no question attract even more publicity, given the racers piloting the Superlight mount.

At a glance the combined CV’s of Hickman, Todd and McGuinness, include amazing stats such as 25 TT victories, and 55 podium finishes in all!

Photo courtesy of TT Press

Commenting on his outfits star studied line up for TT 2019, owner of Norton, Stuart Garner candidly stated:

“We believe that we’ve got a very competitive bike for the class and I’m delighted that we’ve been able to secure the best riders as well.

Peter took racing around the Mountain Circuit to a new level last year while John has the racing pedigree to do our bike justice.

Davey is a hugely talented rider of great promise and we think that we can help him to achieve his potential. What a team!”

Words by Stevie Rial

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