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Michael Rutter To Pilot Red Fox Grinta Ducati’s In Superbike/Lightweight Classic TT Races

Five times TT winner Michael Rutter is confirmed to pilot the Red Fox Grinta Racing Ducati’s, in the Superbike and Lightweight races within the 2017 Classic TT.

Back in 2015, the current Lightweight TT champion competed for Jan De Vos outfit, finishing a very respectable 10th along the way, topping the 120 mph mark.

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Two years on, and in arguably his best roads form in the 2010’s thus far, he cannot be discounted from battling for podium’s with Red Fox Grinta.

Speaking about his 750/1200 Ducati Classic TT steeds, he said:

“I love the Classic TT and I am delighted to be teaming up with the Red Fox Grinta guys again to race their immaculate Ducati’s.

They are bikes that stand out from the crowd and the guys do an amazing job both in terms of their presentation and attention to detail. They are passionate about everything they do, and hopefully together we can put on a good show for the fans and come away with two strong results.”

Words by Stevie Rial