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Sports Motorcycles To Make Momentous Mountain Course Return At Classic TT

The Sports Motorcycles Ducati team are set to make a momentous return to the Mountain Course, at the 2017 Classic TT, taking in the four lap Lightweight race.

Known to TT aficionado’s, motorcycle fans and motorsport fans worldwide, for their remarkable Formula 1 TT success with Mike Hailwood in the 1978 TT Races, the outfit originally run by Steve Wynne, is now run by his good friend Glyn Robinson.

Enjoying success a plenty within the Oceania continent, the team feels it’s the right time to venture into Classic TT competition, which is set to see them run a new 750cc T1 Ducati.

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Classic racing specialist Chris Swallow, who will be at the controls of the high profile new machine, has stated that piloting this bike, will be his proudest moment of his Mountain Course career to date, Chris said:

“When I head off down Glenclutchery Road on this bike it will be the proudest moment of my relatively short TT Mountain Course career so far.

We tested the bike at Pukekohe in New Zealand recently and the bike Glyn has produced is some thing. The attention to detail is simply brilliant, it’s quick and it handles very well. It’s a real credit to Glyn and the Sports Motorcycles name.”

Glyn Robinson, went onto add:

“It’s indeed a great honour to have the opportunity to represent Sports Motorcycles at the Isle of Man with Steve Wynne’s blessing and we are all looking forward to making our debut at the Classic TT.”

Words by Stevie Rial