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Team York Suzuki Unveil Southern 100, Classic TT Plans

Aiming to add more notable results to their Manx roads CV, the experienced Team York Suzuki outfit have recently unveiled their plans in terms of participation for this years Southern 100, Classic TT Races.

Prior to Rodger Wibberley piloting the teams SV650RR Suzuki at the Manx Grand Prix, the versatile Peter Boast will be taking control of the machine at the upcoming Southern 100.

Although Suzuki’s aren’t considered the machine of choice when it comes to the Super Twins class, don’t be surprised to see all round biking specialist Boast seal a string of first class results at Billown, as he competes against proven twin maestros such as Ivan Lintin and James Cowton.

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Looking towards the Classic TT at which they’ve enjoyed sustained success in recent years, Kevin Pearson’s outfit have retained the services of leading Australian international road racer David Johnson.

Adelaide’s Johnson as in recent years will pilot again an XR69 Suzuki within the four lap Superbike race. Last years yesteryear big bike Mountain Course encounter, saw him finish a fine fourth, which also allowed to scoop GP1 class honours.

Recently fourth in the RST Superbike, Royal London 360 Quantum Superstock races of TT 2018, there’s no doubt that the laid back, affable Australian has the proven ability, pace to be in prime contention this August for a maiden Classic TT rostrum finish.

Words by Stevie Rial

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