The Classic TT Races are without doubt the biggest and most important series of races for classic motorcycles on the planet and has been hailed by the Daily Telegraph as ‘one of the best biking events on the planet’
The world’s best riders will do battle with specialists from the classic racing scene around the tortuous TT Mountain Circuit across four individual races on some of the most exotic racing machines from recent and not so recent memory.
Modern day TT legends such as John McGuinness, Michael Dunlop, Dean Harrison, James Hillier, Conor Cummins and a whole host of other star names can all be expected to take part riding machines prepared by the world’s most successful classic racing teams.
The Classic TT Races gets underway with the Bennetts Senior Classic TT Race, with the class dominated in recent years by the stunning collection of Paton’s assembled by Roger Winfield. This is followed by the memorable sight, sound and smell of the two-stroke 250cc GP bikes for the Dunlop Lightweight Classic TT Race.
The action returns to the Mountain Course with the Locate.im Junior Classic TT Race, which has seen so many memorable British marques returning to the Mountain Course and battling the more modern Japanese manufactured bikes.
Monday’s Race programme is bisected by the Classic Racer Magazine Classic TT Lap of Honour; the chance to see some of the most memorable as well as some long forgotten machines and marques once again navigating the Mountain Course before the meeting reaches its climax with the RST Superbike Classic TT Race which has seen so many thrilling races, lap records and remarkable lap and race times by machines that belie the perception of the term Classic.