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Rutter and Donald form strong Classic TT line-up for Ripley Land Racing

POSTED 9 minutes ago by LC

Michael Rutter and Cameron Donald have joined forces to form a formidable looking line-up for Ripley Land Racing at the 2016 Classic TT presented by Bennetts, with Rutter hoping to make it two wins in a row in the Okells Junior Classic TT Race.The Bridgnorth rider will again campaign the 350cc Drixton Honda that he took to victory last year, when h...

Local writer Graham Hamer releases latest book

POSTED 22 minutes ago by LC

‘China in her hand’ is the latest novel in a series of Manx Connection books by local author Graham Hamer. Based in the Isle of Man, ‘China in her hand’ is the story of two women who plan their revenge for events from the past. But one of them is nursing a dark secret from the other.Graham Hamer was born in Laxey, the third son of the vicar of Laxe...

Microgaming set to entertain with August new games

POSTED yesterday at 11:55 am

Microgaming is delivering a trio of new games in August, with plenty of variety to suit all players. Capturing all the fun of a Karaoke night out with friends, Karaoke Party is a 5 x 3 reel, nine payline game, with a set of show stopping features. Along with wild multipliers across the reels, the base game also includes a gamble feature, whereby on any win, the player has the opportunity to double or quadruple their winnings. 15 retriggerable free spins are available when three or more scatter symbols land anywhere on the reels, and all wins during the free spins round have a 3x multiplier.With the ability to win up to 150,000 credits, Karaoke Party is set to be a massive hit with players. Watch the game promotional video here.Big rewards o...

Classic racing legend Bill Swallow set for Paton ride at 2016 Classic TT

POSTED yesterday at 11:46 am

Veteran racer Bill Swallow will again be back on the grid at this year’s Classic TT presented by Bennetts, with the Huddersfield rider contesting both the Bennetts Senior Classic TT and Okells Junior Classic TT Races.The 66-year old will campaign a 500cc Paton in the Senior Race under the Gleve Racing banner with the machine owned by John Poyner and Steve Robinson. Gleve Racing, owned by Glyn and Steve Robinson are high precision engineers in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire and although Glyn has now emigrated to New Zealand, he’s still preparing machines for Bill’s son Chris who has performed giant killing feats on a 600cc Ducati against bikes twice the capacity in Post-Classic races down under.Swallow’s relationship with the Robinson’s goes back...

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