With just over a month before entries close for the Blackfords Financial Services Pre-TT Classic Road Races entries have now topped the 200 mark for the nine-race programme which is due to take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday 25th, 26th & 27th May 2018.
The latest batch of 54 approved by race organisers, Southern 100 Racing includes Alan Oversby and James Cowton, along with 16-times winner, Mike Hose who has entered six races in this the events 30th anniversary.
Entries so far include 15 newcomers to the Colas Billown Course, plus seven who have previously raced on the 4.25-mile course in either the Post TT or the Southern 100 International Road Races.
The Blackford’s Pre-TT Classic Road Races have also attracted competitors from, Austria, Belgium, France and The Netherlands in addition to the UK and Northern Ireland and of course the Isle of Man.
Entries close on 30th March 2018.
(Photo depicts Mike Hose and Alan Oversby, 1st & 2nd in the Junior 350cc Race in 2017 – courtesy of Christine Hartley.)