Road Racing News

Suncity Group Retain Macau GP Title Sponsorship Role

The Suncity Group will once again take on title sponsorship reigns, for this years Macau Grand Prix, which will mark 52 years of motorcycle competition within Asia’s premier real roads meeting.

First ran in 1967, the Macau Motorcycle GP, has been graced over the years by a who’s who of International Road Racing.

Eight times winner Michael Rutter holds the record for the most event victories, whilst others to claim multiple successes include Ron Haslam, Steve Hislop, Stuart Easton and Mick Grant.

Photo courtesy of PR Plus

In recent times, the likes of Glenn Irwin, Gary Johnson, Lee Johnston, Danny Webb and in particular Peter Hickman, have starred and some around the unrelenting Macau course.

Famously described by three times event runner up Martin Jessopp, ‘As a short circuit with walls’, the roads of Macau, year in year out, present unique challenges to many of the world’s best road racers.

The 2019 Suncity Macau Grand Prix, is scheduled to take place from the 14th to the 17th of November.

Words by Stevie Rial

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