ACU Benevolent Fund trustee, Manx GP riders welfare officer Wyn Evans MBE has been nominated to become an honorary vice-president for the Manx Motorcycle Club.
The well respected Evans who received the MBE accolade in the Queen’s new year’s honours list in 2013, nomination to become Manx Motorcycle Club vice-president is backed by current club vice-president John Stott and former Manx GP Clerk of the Course Jack Wood.
Photo courtesy of Ann Kinvig
Individuals like the aforementioned people have helped make the Manx Grand Prix such a prominent, prestigious, iconic, world famous event.
Set to celebrate in 2023 it’s 100th anniversary, year in year out it produces the TT stars of tomorrow.
As mentioned in a previous article just some of the names to have opened their Mountain Course racing careers at the Manx have included 19 times TT winner Michael Dunlop, 16 times TT winner Ian Hutchinson, seven times Duke Road Race Rankings Champion Ryan Farquhar, Adrian Archibald, Ivan Lintin.
James Cowton, Nick Jefferies, Steve Hislop, Robert Dunlop, seven times World Champion Carl Fogarty, Phil Read, Geoff Duke to name but a few.
Words by Stevie Rial