Road Racing News

New Look For TT Launch Extravaganza

The annual official launch for the TT Races, will have a new look about it this year with the feature chat show event with a who’s who of modern era TT giants, taking place at the Jurby Road, Ramsey located Mountain View Innovation Centre.

Amongst the star names confirmed to attend this year’s TT launch which takes place on the 27th of March include Dean Harrison (Silicone Engineering Racing), Peter Hickman (Smiths Racing), Davey Todd (Honda Racing), John McGuinness (Quattro Plant Bournemouth Kawasaki).

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Conor Cummins (Milenco by Padgetts) OMG Racing’s James Hillier & David Johnson, Michael Dunlop, the all conquering Birchall brothers Ben & Tom and high profile Mountain Course debutant Glenn Irwin.

Compering the chat show which is set to get underway from 8:00 PM on the 27th of March, will be 2009 Senior TT winner Steve Plater and renowned You Tube personality, Cycling news specialist Chris Pritchard.

Whilst reactions online in particular via social media have been mixed to the location change from the Douglas based Villa Marina for the TT launch event, one things for sure it’s certain to provide another great celebration of the achievements, record breaking feats, heroism of those that compete at the world’s most famous roads meeting.

Words by Stevie Rial