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IRRC Superbike Champion Webb To Pilot YZF R1M Yamaha Machinery At TT 2019

Officially confirmed this morning, Reigning IRRC Superbike champion Danny Webb sixth TT Races tenure will see him pilot YZF R1M Yamaha machinery for the Penz 13.com squad within the RST Superbike, Royal London 360 Superstock and Pokerstars Senior races.

A history maker in 2018 by becoming the UK’s first ever IRRC series champion, the Tunbridge Wells racer additionally last year showed solid, consistent, accomplished pace on the fabled, mythical Mountain Course.

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15th within the record breaking Senior race of TT 2018, August’s Classic TT Races saw him bank strong 6th, 11th place finishes in the Bennetts Senior, Locate.im Junior yesteryear encounters.

Aiming to step up a level or two at TT 2019, there’s no doubt that he has the potential to spring a surprise or two in this May/June’s International roads extravaganza.

Alongside TT 2019, Webb’s lengthy 2019 season itinerary also includes sampling again the International Road Racing Championship on still to be confirmed 1000cc machinery, plus the FIM Endurance World Championship.

Words by Stevie Rial

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