Road Racing News

TT 2020: Virtual TT Ready For Lift Off

Tomorrow evening sees the first ever Motul supported Virtual TT take centre stage for the first time, with reigning TT Privateers Champion Jamie Coward/Kenny Lam first to set representative lap times.

Following Coward/Lam, the remaining confirmed real life racer/gamer combinations set to take part in the innovative new contest, are as follows:

Current Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Champion Rennie Scaysbrook / Stefy Bau
Leading Spanish TT racer Raul Torras Martinez / Aaron Hislop
2019 IRRC Superbike Champion Davey Todd / Sam Tipper
France’s fastest TT exponent Julien Toniutti / Darrel Grundy

Photo by Nick Wheeler

10 times TT podium finisher Conor Cummins / Louis Porter
2010 TT Zero winner Mark Miller / Sara Leghari
World’s fastest road racer, outright Mountain Course lap record holder Peter Hickman / Alex Petrov

Reminder the Virtual TT which gets underway tomorrow from 8:00 PM on the official TT Races website, will be won by the best aggregated lap time (one lap each) covered by the real life racer/seasoned video gamer teams.

Words by Stevie Rial