Road Racing News

WH Racing/Herbertson Combination To Remain For Third Successive Season

Next generation road racer Dominic Herbertson will remain a part of the WH Racing fold this season, having re signed for the North East England based team.

One of the most improved roads competitors of recent seasons, Newcastle upon Tyne’s Herbertson has impressed many in particular with his consistent array of accomplished performances on the fabled Mountain Course.

Fifth and fourth last year in the Junior/Senior Classic TT encounters, TT 2017 saw a hat trick of 21st place finishes in the Superbike, opening Supersport and Superstock races, complemented by a more than creditable 20th place finish within the blue riband Pokerstars Senior encounter.

Photo’s courtesy of WH Racing

Amongst a select group of racers to have lapped the world famous Manx roads at over the 126 mph mark, he’s definitely one to watch at TT 2018, piloting WH Racing’s proven Ninja 650/ZX6R Kawasaki’s and Superstock spec S1000RR BMW.

Alongside his fifth TT Races tenure, the sixth place finisher in the 2013 Newcomers B Manx Grand Prix, is also set to return to the world’s fastest road race the MCE Insurance Ulster Grand Prix, plus sample selected Irish national events.

Words by Stevie Rial