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World’s Fastest Road Racer Dean Harrison To Make Macau GP Return

World’s fastest road racer Dean Harrison has confirmed today that he is set to this November, make his first Macau Grand Prix appearance since 2013.

Enjoying sustained success with Silicone Engineering Racing, the team which was first founded in 2007, is set to join the reigning Duke Road Race Rankings champion in Macau as they embark upon their first voyage at the world famous meeting.

Since signing Oliver’s Mount king Harrison in November of 2015, the combination of the Bradford based rider and the teams turquoise blue and green liveried Kawasaki’s, has proven extremely prodigious.

Building on the success of 2016, this season has been a quite stellar one, with 18 wins thus far recorded including Solo Championship victory at the Southern 100 and Superbike race 2 honours at the MCE Insurance Ulster Grand Prix.

At present sampling the Isle of Man’s equivalent to the Goodwood Festival of Speed, the Classic TT, Ulster GP lap record holder Harrison when asked what’s been the highlight of the season to date, stated for definite the lap speeds, race results recorded at Dundrod.

Four times an international road race winner, plus over 70 times a winner around Scarborough, his progress at Macau in November, will be monitored closely by many.

Despite it been four years since he’s competed on the 3.803 miles long roads circuit, he has the undoubted ability to quickly gel again with a course touted by many as been a short circuit with walls.

Words by Stevie Rial