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Up Coming Manx Star Harrison Building For Triangle, Billown, Mountain Course Explorations

Last month undertaking a three day test at Cartagena, up coming Manx star Nathan Harrison is eagerly awaiting the start of his 2019 roads campaign.

On course last year for Newcomers A Manx GP success prior to a technical issue forcing him out of contention, he’s recently gained testing mileage a plenty on Spanish shores at Cartagena.

Photo by Mark Corlett

Piloting at Cartagena, the Chris Preston, Quayside Tyre & Service Centre backed GSX-R 600 Suzuki, he ended the test in an extremely positive frame of mind, confident about the potential of the new steed.

Prior to tackling the Post TT Races, Southern 100 and the Manx Grand Prix, Harrison will join fellow notable newcomers such as Erno Kostamo and seasoned BSB front runner Richard Cooper, in competing for the first time at the North West 200.

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Although still a relative newcomer to the roads scene, his prior experience of competition at Billown and on the fabled Mountain Course, is certain to stand him in good stead for action around the technical, fast, flowing just under 9 miles long Triangle circuit.

Keen to make a strong impression on the roads in 2019, the 20 year old is unquestionably one of the Isle of Man’s brightest next generation talents, and will no doubt continue to impress and some throughout the season ahead.

Words by Stevie Rial