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Michael Rutter and Paton Target Lightweight TT Podium Finish

Michael Rutter and Paton are targeting a podium finish in the 2015 lightweight TT.

Four times TT winner Michael is all set to compete on ILR backed S1 Paton as the iconic motorcycle manufacturer which began in 1958 and the highly respected road racer target a result of the highest quality.

At TT 2014 Michael proved he still had the pace to mix it near the front in superbike race as the S1000RR BMW mounted rider secured excellent fifth place finish.

Sixth position was achieved in superstock race whilst blue riband senior TT saw highly respectable ninth position chalked up.

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Already a three time TT zero race winner and junior TT winner back in 1998 Blade goes into TT 2015 as determined as ever that more podium finishes can be sealed on the mountain course.

Team ILR run by ten times TT winner Ian Lougher are delighted to be working with Michael and Paton at this years Isle of Man TT.

For 2002, 2005 and 2006 Duke road race rankings champion Ian the link up with Paton during TT 2015 will bring back great memories from last years classic TT races.

Victory in 500 race was acquired following a top quality performance on Flitwick motorcycles backed Paton from the winner of over 100 races around Oliver’s Mount.

The entry list for this years lightweight TT has to be up there with all classes at TT 2015 as been one of the most high quality and diverse ones.

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Added addition of Paton and Michael Rutter to the entry list adds a further unique factor to the 2015 lightweight TT.

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