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KMR announce four man team for Bennetts Lightweight TT Race

POSTED Tue 04-04-2017

KMR Kawasaki will have a four man team for the Bennetts Lightweight TT race at the 2017 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy with Peter Hickman and Danny Webb joining Lee Johnston and Hudson Kennaugh in Ryan Farquhar’s team. The quartet will all ride identically-prepared ER6 650cc Kawasaki’s in the four-lap race as triple TT winner Farquhar goes all out to claim victory in the race he won himself back in 2012. Hickman will be making his debut in the race having withdrawn last year after being scheduled to ride the John Burrows BEE Cookstown Kawasaki and will be among the pre-race favourites as will team-mate Johnston. He previously rode for Farquhar’s team at the 2015 Isle of Man TT and, after lapping at close to 119mph, was...

Steam Packet Company extends advance booking scheme to TT Medics

POSTED Mon 03-04-2017

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has announced that an advance booking scheme for TT marshals will continue this year, and will be extended to include volunteer medics. The scheme was introduced in partnership with the TT Marshals Association in 2015 to reward dedicated visiting marshals who volunteer their time to ensure the races can go ahead. It allows those who marshalled at five or more race or practice sessions during last year’s TT to book their travel to the 2018 TT ahead of the general public. This year, following an agreement with Manx Roadracing Medical Services, advance booking for 2018 will also be open to visiting doctors and paramedics who volunteered to assist during last year’s TT. It is hoped the advance booking...

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