Road Racing News

Team ACR Add Popular Owen To Classic TT Line Up

Team ACR (Alasdair Cowan Racing) will expand to a three rider presence for this years Classic TT Races, with the Scottish outfit adding Mountain Course stalwart Paul Owen to it’s team roster.

Popular Welshman Owen will pilot like new team mates Craig Neve and former Junior Manx GP champion Andy Dudgeon, a ZXR 750 Kawasaki within the four lap yesteryear Superbike race.

Part of the International road racing fraternity for over 20 years, Llangollen’s Owen impressive roads CV includes multiple notable TT results.

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Three times a top six finisher, one of his best but not majorly talked about performances, arose in the 2009 Senior TT, when he finished a more than creditable 13th, at the time finishing in front of multi TT victor Chris Palmer and Spanish star Antonio Maeso.

Photo courtesy of Alasdair Cowan

Tied 17th on the all time TT race finishers list, alongside the Team ACR Kawasaki, this August also sees him tackle again the Dunlop Lightweight Classic TT, competing on his own teams RS 250 Honda.

Fourth, sixth in the previous two stroke encounters, he has the experience, knowledge, proven craft on 250 machinery to contend for at minimum a podium placing.

Words by Stevie Rial

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