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Martin Jessopp Confirms 2016 Machinery

Recent runner up in the 2015 Macau motorcycle Grand Prix Martin Jessopp, has confirmed his line up of machinery for next years TT Races and North West 200.

For superbike and superstock action around the mountain course and the triangle, Martin is all set to pilot high spec S1000RR BMW’s.

Next year is set to see him venture into supersport class for the first time on the roads. For his foray into the hugely competitive class, he’s set to pilot a Motec regulated 675 Daytona Triumph.

Recent years have seen Martin for super twin races at the Isle of Man TT and North West 200, compete for Robbie Silvester’s VRS Racing team.

For 2016 super twins competition, he will as in the last two years be ER6 Kawasaki mounted, but this backed by Riders Motorcycles, as he is for superbike, supersport, superstock classes.

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Photo by Kelvin Wong

Main aims for the three time Macau GP runner up, include lapping for the first time at TT Races in the 130 mph bracket.

Currently his fastest lap speed to date at the most famous road race in the world, is 128.461 set during this years Pokerstars senior TT, where he would finish a more than creditable 14th.

Embarking on his third TT, he’s tipped by many to score a world class result or two.

Don’t be surprised to see Martin seal a top six finish, he has the proven quality at international road races to break to soon be standing on the podium.

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