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New Regulations Set To Spice Up Supersport Races At TT 2016

New regulations are set to spice up the supersport races at TT 2016.

New rules in place for supersport class at TT Races include a minimum amount of engine tuning, and using kit ECU’s or Motec systems.


Recent years have seen Yamaha, Triumph and Honda dominate supersport TT action around the mountain course.

Could this be about to change though in 2016, with new regulations in place.

More known for their success in superbike, superstock and lightweight classes, this year could well see Kawasaki back in contention for 600 victories.

Last time a Kawasaki mounted rider won a supersport TT, was back in 2005 when Ryan Farquhar sealed at the time his second win at TT Races.

Riders confirmed to be ZX6R Kawasaki mounted during TT 2016 include Quattro Plant Muc Off Kawasaki’s James Hillier, Devitt RC Express Racing’s Ivan Lintin and Silicone Engineering Racing’s Dean Harrison.

Another potential beneficiary of the new regulations is MV Agusta, Tsingtao Racing lead the iconic marques challenge, rider line up for the team is still to be announced.

Yamaha, Honda and Triumph all remain at present the ones to beat in supersport class, don’t be surprised though to see many a surprise this year, in one of the most competitive classes around the mountain course.

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