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Suter Target Rapid Improvements During TT 2017

Suter are targeting rapid improvements around the Mountain Course, at next years TT Races.

Ten times TT winner Ian Lougher, is once again set to pilot the manufacturers MMX 500 machine, in the Superbike and Senior races, as he aims for more momentous moments at the most famous road race in the world.

Ian confirmed recently at the 66th Scarborough Gold Cup, that he would be competing again for Suter at TT 2017.

Suter’s TT 2016 campaign would see them prove a hit with the fans, as their unique sounding machine, took to the Mountain Course for the first time.

Obviously as with all new bikes, there was reliability problems and teething issues, but you could tell there was an abundance of potential about it.


Photo by Jim Gibson

Set for a vast amount of testing prior to TT 2017, Eskil Suter’s outfit are quietly confident of securing vastly improved results on the Isle of Man in 2017.

It’s great to see 500 Grand Prix spec machines like the Suter, back at the TT Races.

They add an additional touch of variety to the entry lists for the blue riband races, at the road race meeting which always creates magical historic moments.

Words by Stevie Rial

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