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Ivan Lintin Confirmed for Pre-TT Classic

POSTED Wed 08-03-2017

Ivan Lintin has confirmed he will return to the Billown Course in May for the Blackford’s Pre-TT Classic Road Races and compete in the Classic Superbike race. As last year, he will ride under the RC Express colours on a 1991 Kawasaki ZXR750RR which has been built in Germany by Kraus Racing similar to the one he raced last year in the same class. RC Express spokesman, Nigel Fitzsimmonds said: Having put the bike on pole position last year, we were disappointed that our engine expired at the end of the first lap as we felt Ivan would have given Jamie and the Mistral ZXR750 some stiff competition, no doubt raising the lap record and making quite a show for the spectators!’ With just three weeks before entries close for the 29th running of...

McGuinness continues with Jackson Racing for third successive year

POSTED Tue 07-03-2017

Honda Racing’s John McGuinness will continue his association with Jackson Racing in 2017 with the Preston-based team again supplying the Morecambe Missile with Honda machinery for the Supersport 600cc races. The deal sees McGuinness continue to be mounted on a CBR600RR Honda for the Supersport races at both the North West 200 and Isle of Man TT where he’ll be alongside the team’s full time rider Lee Johnston. Run by brothers Alan and Andy, it will be the third successive year the 23-times TT winner has ridden for the Jackson Racing concern and he’s keen to build on the success already achieved. More associated with success in the 1000cc races, McGuinness’s recent efforts on the Supersport machine have gone relatively unnoticed but 2016...

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