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High Profile Event Wildcards Join IRRC Frohburg Field

High profile event wildcards a plenty are set to join the IRRC field, embarking upon Frohburg this month, including Junior Manx GP runner up Dean Osborne.

‘Tommy Club’ member Osborne making his first appearance on a roads course outside the Isle of Man, is confirmed to pilot ZX-10R Kawasaki machinery for none other than multi IRRC Supersport title winners, Performance Racing Achterhoek.

Another rising Mountain Course star set to sample the fast flowing roads of Frohburg for the first time, is second quickest newcomer in TT history Davey Todd.

Unquestionably amongst the standout racers of the 2018 roads season, from a national, International point of view, Brotton’s Todd maiden German roads tenure sees him compete under the Puraglobe Racing Oil by Penz 13.com banner.

S1000RR BMW mounted for next weeks 1000cc encounters including the feature Joey Dunlop Open race, it’s going to be interesting to see how quickly the highly rated Englishman gels with Germany’s most famous roads course.

Amongst a series of high calibre racers joining Todd, as part of the Puraglobe Racing Oil by Penz 13.com fold, include his regular Cookstown BE Racing team mate Derek Sheils.

Photo by Robby Repsol

Runner up in last years Joey Dunlop open second quickest racer in history at Frohburg Sheils, will 100 percent start amongst the prime favourites next week for multi big bike triumphs.

Looking towards the wildcards line up for the IRRC Supersport races, standout additions to the class include Italy’s fastest Manx GP competitor Francesco Curinga, MV Agusta mounted Stefan Wauter and improving Czech road racer Michal Vecko.

Plus recently crowned IRRC Superbike champion Danny Webb as 12 months ago, will tackle 600 machinery at Frohburg, piloting again the Stingl Motorsport by Penz 13.com Yamaha.

Intriguing 600 encounters are a certainty as Webb competes against the likes of class champion Matthieu Lagrive, Performance Racing Achterhoek’s Pierre Yves Bian, Christian Schmitz and Ilja Caljouw, Laurent Hoffmann, Thomas Walther and Jochen Rotter.

Words by Stevie Rial

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