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Peter Hickman Leads GB Moto Racing’s International Roads Challenge

Fastest newcomer in TT history Peter Hickman leads GB Moto Racing’s challenge at international road races in 2016.

Peter is all set to pilot factory backed ZX10R Kawasaki’s in superstock, superbike races at North West 200, Ulster Grand Prix and TT 2016.

This year has seen Hicky showcase, why many believe he will become a multiple international road race winner.

Main highlights of 2015 have included his first international road race victory in Ulster Grand Prix superbike race two, plus third place finish in Dundrod 150 superbike race.

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TT 2015 marked second time competing at TT Races. A quite momentous two weeks competition on the Isle of Man saw Peter, show world class form.

Eighth place finish in RST superbike TT was backed up by strong displays in Monster Energy supersport encounters, piloting TROOPER backed MV Agusta he secured highly creditable 21st and 11th place finishes.

Fifth place finish in Royal London 360 superstock TT, is currently his personal best result at TT Races.

TT 2015 ended in style in blue riband Pokerstars senior TT, as Hicky finished seventh, along the way lapping at a stunning 131.626 mph to become the eighth fastest rider in history at the Isle of Man TT.

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Photo by Louis Porter

It would not be a surprise to anyone if Peter seals his first TT Races podium finishes, next year.

GB Moto Racing endured this year a challenging first year of pure road racing action.

In my opinion they have a lot to improve on to get to the sharp end at the internationals, but one things for sure in Peter Hickman they have the rider that can bring them the pure road race success that they are targeting.

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