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Nine Pre-TT Classic Wins for Eddy Wright

In News by Phil Edge

The present Blackford’s Pre-TT Classic Road Races were born in 1988 with a four-race programme including Sidecars. The first sidecar race over 8-laps of the Colas Billown Course, some 34.000 miles was won by Mark Kay and Richard Battisston on a MV Agusta outfit at an average race speed of 72.9000mph. Since that initial race and a somewhat controversial win …

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Mike Hose – 18 Pre-TT Classic Wins

In News by Phil Edge

The present Blackford’s Pre-TT Classic Road Races were first run in 1988 with a four-race programme catering for 350cc, 500cc, and Unlimited cc solo classes along with the sidecars. The total number of races started since the first Junior race got the now annual event underway stands at 215 at the end of the 2019 programme. Some 27,490 racing laps …

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Race 9 Steadplan Primus Racing Sidecar Race

In News by Phil Edge

Like most good ideas, they are soured in convivial company with a glass of something that is acceptable to the palate! This is how Steadplan Primus Racing was conceived in 2017 with a trio of friends, Sam Morton (Primus Ltd), Dale Fordham (DRF Services) and John Duggan (Duggan Joinery) plus a chance meeting at that year’s Southern 100 with James …

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Race 8 4 Hire Post Classic Superbike Race

In News by Phil Edge

4 Hire added their much-respected name to the Blackford’s Pre-TT Classic Road Races in 2010 when the they took on the title sponsorship of the then ‘fledgling’ Post Classic Superbike Race. As the decade has passed the Post Classic Superbike race has grown in stature as more machines have become eligible due to ‘age’ and the class now attracts full …

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Race 7 Greystone LLC Senior Classic Race

In News by Phil Edge

The Senior 500cc class in road racing has always be considered the ‘blue-riband’ race at any road race and is still held in such esteem within Classic racing. The Pre-TT Classic Road Races has seen the cream of road racing stars taking the coveted chequered cloth over the thirty years that the race has been run on the Billown Course. …

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Race 6 Office Equipment Centre Singles 250cc Race

In News by Phil Edge

First run 1995 the Singles race has and still is one of the most closely fought races of the Blackford’s Pre-TT Classic Road Race programme with two classes for 250cc and 350cc capacity machines running concurrently. Balthane based Office Equipment Centre became headline title sponsor of the Singles race in 2010 for which the organisers, Southern 100 Racing are very …

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Race 6 Office Equipment Centre Singles 350cc Race

In News by Phil Edge

First run 1995 the Singles race has and still is one of the most closely fought races of the Blackford’s Pre-TT Classic Road Race programme with two classes for 250cc and 350cc capacity machines running concurrently. Balthane based Office Equipment Centre became headline title sponsor of the Singles race in 2010 for which the organisers, Southern 100 Racing are very …

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Race 5 Geoff Duke – Junior Superbike Post Classic Race

In News by Phil Edge

One of the first real icons of motorcycle road racing in the 1950’s Geoff Duke OBE, won six TT races and six World Championships during his illustrious career. Geoff’s eldest son Peter Duke, founder and CEO of Duke Marketing Ltd took on the title sponsorship of the Junior Superbike Post Classic Race when it was introduced to the Blackford’s Pre-TT …

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Race 4 A.D. Hewett Dental Practice 850cc Race

In News by Phil Edge

The podium party of the 850cc Classic Race, the fourth race in the 2019 Blackford’s Pre-TT Classic Road Races have even more reason to smile with the race being sponsored by A D Hewett – Dental Practice who have generously been headline sponsors of the race since 2012, which is much appreciated by race organisers, Southern 100 Racing. A D …

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Race 3 Friends Provident International 350cc Junior Race

In News by Phil Edge

Castletown based Friends Provident International have been long-time supporters of the road races held on the Colas Billown Course before increasing their involvement with the ‘friendly races’. Firstly they took on the sponsorship of the Grandstand at the     Start – Finish for all three events held annually and before becoming head-line sponsors of the 350cc Junior Race at the Blackford’s …