Stepping away from competition on the fabled Mountain Course, Martin Jessopp has recently confirmed that TT 2018 marked his last two week TT Races stint.
Five years a TT competitor, the Yeovil racer has established himself in recent times as a highly accomplished, first rate Mountain Course exponent.
Part of the illustrious 130 mph club, multi Macau GP runner up Jessopp TT CV also includes third, second place finishes in the Lightweight class encounters of 2016 and 2017.
Competing for the whole of his TT career for his family run Riders Motorcycles team, he’s also wrapped up in total seven top ten finishes plus has completed in total 19 races.
Machinery wise, Jessopp’s TT steeds resume includes tackling a range of high spec S1000RR BMW’s, 675 Triumph, ER6 Kawasaki mounts.
Although he’s elected to step away from TT action, the hugely respected Jessopp is still planning to maintain an International roads presence, having confirmed his intention to compete again at the North West 200.
Words by Stevie Rial