Seasoned Mountain Course campaigner Frank Gallagher will join forces with Performance Racing Achterhoek for selected roads stints in 2019, having recently secured a deal with the multi IRRC Supersport champions.
Set to open his maiden roads campaign with the leading Dutch roads outfit in May at Hengelo, he’s also confirmed to compete across all four stroke classes at TT 2019, piloting YZF R6 Yamaha, ZX10 Kawasaki machinery.
Photo by Nick Wheeler
Amongst the fastest Mountain Course debutants from the 2014 Manx Grand Prix, he’s since gone onto establish himself as a highly capable TT Races competitor.
Last May/June’s TT action saw him enjoy a highly productive two week stint on Manx shores, recording series of very creditable results including 27th, 22nd place finishes within the Royal London 360 Superstock, Pokerstars Senior races.
Ultra looking forward to TT 2019, the not to be underestimated Gallagher stated recently about his deal with Performance Racing Achterhoek:
“The team and I are really looking forward to racing. This is also a new venture for me, as I’ve always done my own thing. I’ve got a very positive outlook on this years TT with the team, and I know what’s required to have a good run!”
New employers Performance Racing Achterhoek added about the situation reigning Junior Manx GP runner up Dean Osborne, who they had previously signed to lead their second TT Races venture.
“PRA joined forces with Dean earlier but due to certain circumstances, Dean has opted to run his own team at this years TT.”
Words by Stevie Rial