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Manx GP Winners, Next Gen Racers, Overseas Stars Announce TT 2019 Start Numbers

Prior to the upcoming confirmation of the top twenty starters, across all solo classes at TT 2019, a number of racers via social media platforms have recently unveiled their start numbers, for the showpiece roads event worldwide.

Looking towards the six lap RST Superbike/Pokerstars Senior races, notable start numbers announced include reigning Senior Manx GP champion Matt Stevenson (37), Spain’s fastest Mountain Course exponent Raul Torras Martinez (32), David ‘Action’ Jackson (50), Barry Furber (42), Mike Booth (31) and Performance Racing Achterhoek’s Frank Gallagher (33).

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Others to confirm participation in the 1000cc encounters, include next gen racers Mark Goodings (52) and Wigan’s Josh Daley (61), plus Cornwall’s Forest Dunn (60) and seasoned Mountain Course competitors Richard Charlton (59) and Dave Hewson (47).

Whilst accomplished Manx GP competitors set for Monster Energy Supersport action, include the French duo of Morgan Govignon (37) and Nicolas Pautet (67), plus Jason Corcoran holder of the 60 plate.

Additional notable Supersport start numbers confirmed in recent days have included Phil Crowe (23), 2011 Super Twins Manx GP winner Dave Moffitt (47), Rob Whittall (56) and TT debutant David Datzer (70).

The full confirmed thus far, four stroke class affiliated start numbers list for TT 2019, is as follows:

Superbike/Senior:

31 Michael Booth
33 Frank Gallagher
35 Timothee Monot
37 Matt Stevenson
42 Barry Furber
47 Dave Hewson
50 David Jackson
52 Mark Goodings
59 Richard Charlton
60 Forest Dunn
61 Josh Daley

Superstock:

32 Michael Booth

Supersport:

23 Phil Crowe
29 Matt Stevenson
32 Timothee Monot
36 Michael Booth
37 Morgan Govignon
47 Dave Moffitt
48 Frank Gallagher
50 Richard Charlton
54 Barry Furber
55 Dave Hewson
56 Rob Whittall
59 Josh Daley
60 Jason Corcoran
61 David Jackson
62 Matt Mylchreest
64 Forest Dunn
67 Nicolas Pautet
68 Justin Collins
70 David Datzer

Words by Stevie Rial

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