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Isle of Man,MGP,ROAD RACE

INAUGURAL CLASSIC TT RACES GET UNDERWAY ON TT MOUNTAIN COURSE



Monday 19th August 2013
INAUGURAL CLASSIC TT RACES GET UNDERWAY ON TT MOUNTAIN COURSE
The Isle of Man TT Mountain Course reverberated to the ear-splitting sound of Classic bikes as qualifying began in the inaugural Classic TT Races presented by Bennetts.
The eclectic mixture of machines on the course featured some of the finest names in Motorcycling history including Aermacchi’s, AJS’s, BSA’s, Patons, Benellis, Velocettes, Matchless, Vincent, Enfields, and a smattering of Moto Guzzis, the sound of which was memorably described by Manx Radio TT commentator Roy Moore as ‘the Italian National Anthem’, alongside Classic machines from the Japanese manufacturers, while a number of Nortons and a few Triumphs ensured that the high profile British manufacturers earlier machines were also represented.

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Isle of Man,MGP,ROAD RACE

MANX GRAND PRIX GETS UNDERWAY AS MEETING CELEBRATES ITS 90TH ANNIVERSARY



Monday 19th August 2013
MANX GRAND PRIX GETS UNDERWAY AS MEETING CELEBRATES ITS 90TH ANNIVERSARY
After a short delay moving marshals around the course, the 2013 Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling finally got underway this evening. Conditions were reported as good with dry roads although riders were warned about low sunlight.
Appropriately it was the Manx Grand Prix newcomers who were first on the track as the MGP celebrates its 90th anniversary this year, getting their first speed controlled ‘sighting’ lap.

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