International roads giants a plenty are set to take in British Superbike Championship meetings, once competition commences in August.
Most recently the Roadhouse Macau by On1 Racing BMW squad have confirmed their BSB entry, with multi top ten TT finisher, Faugheen 50 race winner Brian McCormack at the helms of the squad’s S1000RR BMW.
Glenn Irwin who had been set to make his TT debut prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, lines up for Honda Racing whilst Mountain Course lap record holder, world’s fastest road racer Peter Hickman once again forms part of Smiths Racing’s team.
Photo by Mark Corlett
Reigning Senior TT Champion Dean Harrison is also set to feature with the Silicone Engineering Racing team, whilst ones to watch within the National Superstock class will include Bathams BMW’s Richard Cooper, first time works Honda racer Davey Todd and 16 times TT winner Ian Hutchinson, leading the brand new Edwards 1902 BMW project.
Others set to compete include former 23 times TT winner John McGuinness, who will be sampling the Ducati TriOptions Cup, Binch Racing’s Adam McLean and York’s Joe Thompson who’s linked up with Spirit Motocorsa for the British Supersport Championship.
Words by Stevie Rial