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KY-JAX Racing/Shuttlewood Targeting First NW200 Quest

Hoping to join established BSB front runner Richard Cooper as an event debutant, mid May is set to mark KY-Jax Racing’s Ben Shuttlewood first North West 200 expedition.

A Manx GP debutant last year, the ambitious Shuttlewood who’s racing CV includes various top draw results at Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough, is set to pilot throughout 2019 a newly acquired 675 Triumph.

Unquestionably having the core roads craft, experience, entry pending expect him to make an accomplished, high calibre North West 200 debut.

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Alongside tackling the famous Triangle course, additional plans for the season ahead include returning to Manx shores for the Southern 100 and Manx Grand Prix.

53rd in last year’s drama filled Senior race, which saw Matt Stevenson emerge victorious, KY-Jax Racing mainstay Shuttlewood is confident of giving a good account of himself in August, as he samples again the magical, mythical, illustrious, unparalleled Mountain Course.

Part of a lengthy group of hungry, ambitious next generation roads competitors, his 2019 roads tenure alongside leading again KY-Jax Racing’s challenge also enjoys strong backing from MCA Leicester, MJP Services, Hemmings Haulage and Fuchs Silkolene.

Words by Stevie Rial