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No Changes To Race Schedule As Organisers Gear Up For 2020 Manx Grand Prix

Including again two intertwined Lightweight/Ultra Lightweight races, the race schedule for next year’s Manx Grand Prix is unchanged, following recent confirmation from event organisers the Manx Motorcycle Club.

As per tradition, the Newcomers races are set to get race week underway for Manx GP competitors on Monday, 31st of August, with potential competitors including Supersport B Race 2 winner at the 68th Scarborough Gold Cup, Daniel Forbes and up coming local talent Paul Cassidy.

Whilst Wednesday’s race action (2nd September) sees the four lap Junior, opening Lightweight/Ultra Lightweight races take centre stage.

Concluding the 2020 Mountain Course competition on Friday the 4th of September will be the second Lightweight/Ultra Lightweight races and the prestigious Senior race, won last August in fine fashion by Chris Preston Racing supported Nathan Harrison.

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Onchan’s Harrison, twice Senior class runner-up Stephen Parsons who are both planning to step up to the TT Races next year, epitomise the crucial role the Manx GP plays in bringing through future accomplished, high level TT competitors.

Reminder competitive action at the 2020 Manx Grand Prix begins on the 22nd of August, with the opening timed practice sessions and as aforementioned concludes on the 4th of September.

Words by Stevie Rial

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