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Michael Rutter Plans Mountain Course Return

Four times TT winner Michael Rutter is all set to embark on action around the mountain course, next year.

2015 has seen Michael show highly accomplished form at TT 2015 and Classic TT Races.

Stand out moments from TT 2015 included sixth place finish in RST superbike TT, as he gave Penz BMW their best result to date at TT Races.

Rest of race week saw multiple top class display’s sealing tenth and 18th place finishes in Monster Energy supersport races, on SMT Racing ZX6R Kawasaki.

11th place finish in Royal London 360 superstock TT, superb third place finish in lightweight race, after high quality performance on ILR Paton.

Blue riband Pokerstars senior TT ended race week, in productive style, as he finished 10th, setting along the way new personal best lap speed of 131.092 mph.

Undoubted main highlight of Classic TT Races, was victory in 350 race on Ripley Land Racing Honda.

It was Michael’s fifth victory on the mountain course, his second time competing at classic TT ended with highly respectable tenth place in formula 1 race, when piloting Redfox Grinta backed Ducati.


His 2015 pure road racing campaign is set to conclude at the Macau Grand Prix, as he bids to add to his already stellar record of eight Macau GP victories, competing for Penz BMW.

It’s still to be announced as to who Michael will be competing for at TT 2016, at this moment in time he looks set to remain BMW mounted for superbike, superstock and senior races.

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