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Dainese to Sponsor 2008 Tourist Trophy as Official Safety Partner

April 24th, 2008 · Comments Off on Dainese to Sponsor 2008 Tourist Trophy as Official Safety Partner · TT News

The company from Vicenza has been appointed Official Safety Partner of the legendary race that has been run since 1907 on the Isle of Man in England. In order to close the important sponsorship deal, the two most important superbike races of the Tourist Trophy (TT) to be held on May 31 and June 7 will be renamed The Isle of Man Dainese Superbike Race and The Isle of Man Dainese Senior TT Race...

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Hundreds apply to marshal Manx TT

April 24th, 2008 · Comments Off on Hundreds apply to marshal Manx TT · TT News

More than 400 people have signed up to help marshal this year's TT event in the Isle of Man.

The race fortnight, which takes place from 24 May to 6 June, is expected to attract thousands of tourists from across the globe.

There had been concerns that...

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TT races ‘will improve’ this year

April 20th, 2008 · Comments Off on TT races ‘will improve’ this year · TT News

Rider Marc Ramsbotham and two spectators were killed last year Chief Minister Tony Brown has said this year's TT races will improve after criticism of last year's event.

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H&H to auction Joey Dunlop and Barry Sheene ex-Works Racing Motorcycles

April 7th, 2008 · Comments Off on H&H to auction Joey Dunlop and Barry Sheene ex-Works Racing Motorcycles · TT News

With some seven World Championships between them Ulsterman Joey Dunlop and Londoner Barry Sheene are remembered as two of the greatest riders ever to have sat astride a motorcycle. Divided by temperament but united by talent, each was a legendary figure within the sport and retains a legion of fans to this day

... Part of a private collection for many years and adorned with a host of bespoke RCB parts, it has been estimated at 80,000 - 90,000. While, those with shallower pockets but an appreciation of race-bred engineering could well be tempted by the Bennett Engineering-built Benelli four-cylinder...

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Focusing on a century of the TT

April 7th, 2008 · Comments Off on Focusing on a century of the TT · TT News

A major photography exhibition of TT race images shot by renowned photographic agency Getty Images, and curated by Murray Walker, will be launched in London on April 9.

It will then transfer to the Isle of Man where it will run from May 3 to July 12, to include the TT fortnight from May 24 to June 7.

Covering 100 years of TT races, the exhibition includes previously unseen archive shots and includes legendary figures such as...

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Maria makes her point

April 7th, 2008 · Comments Off on Maria makes her point · TT News

THE opening round of the Triumph Triple Challenge was just that for bike racer Maria Costello. The female TT lap record holder endured a tough debut weekend at Donington Park riding her Philip Youles-backed machine. Maria, who lives in Leyland, ...

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Top officials meet on TT safety

March 30th, 2008 · Comments Off on Top officials meet on TT safety · TT News

Rider Marc Ramsbotham died at the scene of the crash Top-level government officials, led by Chief Minister Tony Brown, are working to address criticism of TT safety raised by the Isle of Man coroner.

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TT Isle of Man 2008 – Klaffi and Christian are ready to go

March 30th, 2008 · Comments Off on TT Isle of Man 2008 – Klaffi and Christian are ready to go · TT News

The race programme for TT 2008 builds on the success of the Centenary event in 2007. The calendar includes an extra Supersport Junior TT, plus the return of the Lightweight and Ultra Lightweight classes, which will be run on the Billown circuit in the south of the Isle of Man.

Klaus Klaffenböck and Christian Parzer will be linked this year to...

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TT officials blasted by coroner

March 21st, 2008 · Comments Off on TT officials blasted by coroner · TT News

... as verdicts of misadventure were recorded at the inquest into the deaths of three people, including a Kidderminster man, killed in last year's Isle of Man TT Senior race day tragedy. A three-day inquest was held into the deaths of spectators Dean ...

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LATEST: TT inquest

March 18th, 2008 · Comments Off on LATEST: TT inquest · TT News

Eyewitnesses described a scene of tragedy on the second day of the inquest into the death of a Kidderminster motorbike enthusiast at last year's TT races in the Isle of Man.

An inquiry opened on Wednesday last week into the deaths of spectator Dean Jacob, 33, of Tomkinson Drive, race competitor Marc Ramsbotham, 34, from Norfolk, and fellow spectator Gregory John Kenzig, 52, from Australia....

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