Revealing last night via his You Tube channel, what various road racing insiders were forecasting, reigning King of The Roads, Duke Road Race Rankings Champion Davey Todd, final outing in Padgetts Racing colours was at the Armoy ‘Race of Legends’.
Over the last five years, 2019 IRRC Superbike Champion Todd has had momentous times a plenty with the Milenco Security title supported Padgetts team.
At a glance, foremost achievements include three North West 200 wins, Southern 100 Solo Championship success, ‘Race of Legends’ success at Armoy.
Ulster GP, Classic TT, TT podium finishes, a PB TT lap speed nearing the 133 mph lap mark and aforementioned King of The Roads, Duke Road Race Rankings triumphs.
With Clive Padgett’s esteemed squad, Todd’s stock in pure road racing circles has vaulted to another level.
Widely considered one of the world’s best real road racing competitors, there’s certain to be no shortage of interest in gaining his services for TT 2024.
Set to soon return to purpose-built circuit racing duty at Cadwell Park, paddock whispers indicate a return to BMW machinery could be beckoning.
Photo credit: Derek Wilson
Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou