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Mountain Course Heroes Set For TT 2018 Launch

A whole host of the TT’s biggest stars are set to feature tomorrow evening, at the official launch of the 2018 TT Races, which as in recent years will take place at the Villa Marina in Douglas.

The event which is scheduled to begin at 8:00 PM, and is broadcast live via iomtt.com, will be compered by Eurosport’s British Superbike Championship presenter Matt Roberts and seasoned national/international roads commentator, Dave Moore.

Photo by Jim Gibson

Leading competitors confirmed to embark upon the Villa Marina tomorrow, include new Norton team mates John McGuinness/Josh Brookes and 2017 Joey Dunlop Championship winner Peter Hickman, Honda Racing’s Ian Hutchinson and Mountain Course newcomers, Cookstown BE Racing’s Davey Todd and David ‘Action’ Jackson.

Not forgetting of course reigning Senior TT champion Michael Dunlop, who’s still to confirm his plans for this years RST Superbike/Pokerstars Senior races.

Tomorrow’s event launch is certain to only add to the anticipation, for fans, racers, teams and sponsors ahead of what for many will be the most competitive TT Races for multiple years.

Words by Stevie Rial

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