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Performance Racing Achterhoek To Make TT Races Return With Junior Manx GP Runner Up Osborne

Performance Racing Achterhoek will return to Mountain Course competition next year, having joined forces with reigning Junior Manx GP runner up Dean Osborne for TT 2019.

2014 Newcomers B Manx GP winner Osborne, planned maiden TT Races tenure is set to see him pilot ZX-10R Kawasaki machinery in the RST Superbike, Royal London 360 Superstock and Pokerstars Senior races.

Widely regarded amongst the Isle of Man’s fastest rising roads stars, the affable Osborne’s 2019 roads campaign alongside TT 2019, will also include participation within the International Road Racing Championship.

Photo by Mark Corlett

A newcomer in September to IRRC competition at Frohburger Dreieck, the Manxman impressed many with his race craft, application, temperament and raw pace.

2019 lead backers Performance Racing Achterhoek who worked with Osborne at Frohburg, have great confidence in him ahead of the new season.

As at TT 2019, Osborne will be ZX-10R Kawasaki mounted for the IRRC series, which begins next May in the Netherlands on the Hengelo based Varsselring course.

Given his Mountain Course CV, various years of high level road race competition, there’s no doubt that he has the potential to contend regularly for top ten finishes or better within each round of the prestigious, growing in popularity IRRC series.

Words by Stevie Rial