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Johnston Links Up With Davies Motorsport For 2018 Classic TT Tilt

Aiming to build upon an event CV which currently includes three rostrum finishes, six times International road race winner Lee Johnston will take on a new challenge this August for the prestigious Classic TT meeting, as he links up for the first time with leading yesteryear racing outfit, Davies Motorsport.

Confirmed to pilot high calibre Honda machinery in the four lap Locate.im Junior race, the always cheerful Johnston a previous class winner in 2014 with Black Eagle Racing, has the undoubted credentials to contend again next month for class honours.

Photo by Nick Wheeler

New employers Davies Motorsport who’s silver, red, yellow liveried Honda’s have proven more than a touch competitive at the Classic TT since 2013, alongside running three times North West 200 victor Johnston, will also be working again with leading classics racer Alan Oversby and next gen rising roads star Dominic Herbertson.

Combined Herbertson, Oversby and Johnston provide Tony Davies team with unquestionably one of the strongest rider line up’s for the sixth running, of the ever increasing in popularity Classic TT.

Three times event podium finishers, it wouldn’t at all be a surprise next month if the ever hard working Davies team scoop for the first time a much coveted Classic TT triumph.

Words by Stevie Rial

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