Leading tyre manufacturer Metzeler are providing special tyre
sponsorship to the ‘rising stars’ of road racing who will have been
racing at the Radcliffe’s Post TT Road Races and the Isle of Man
Steam Packet International Southern 100 Road Races on the Colas
Ten sets of Metzeler Tyres were available to be awarded to the rising
stars with three competitors, Jonathan Perry, Jamie Williams and Ryan
Kneen receiving their awards at the end of the Radcliffe’s Post TT
Road Races from Southern 100 Rider’s Liaison Officer, Chris Palmer.
The remaining seven sets of Metzeler Racing Tyres were awarded to
riders at the end of the Isle of Man Steam Packet International
Southern 100 Road Races.
Southern 100 Club Secretary Rachel Palmer along with Press Officer Phil Edge and Riders Liaison
Officer, Chris Palmer had the difficult task of deciding on the worthy recipients, who after much
The seven will receive their Metzeler Racing Tyres Voucher in the post, which they will be able to
exchange for the appropriate tyres to suit their racing machine.
In addition to the ten sets of Metzeler Racing Tyres being awarded to competitors, the company also
sponsored five sets of road tyres for Southern 100 Marshals Association Marshals in a draw, which was
made by Tim Glover ‘live’ on Manx Radio on the morning of Championship Day.
Both Southern 100 Racing and the Southern 100 Marshals Association are indebted to Metzeler Tyres for
their continued sponsorship.
Photo courtesy of Jim Gibson – Ellan Vannin Images depicts Adrian Kershaw winning the Station Garage 40cc race by 0.020 of a second from Mick Goodings