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Newcomers Galore!

In News by Phil Edge

This year’s Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 Road Races has attracted an encouraging number of Newcomers to the 2019 meeting. No less than 15 Solo competitors and seven Sidecar crews plus one passenger have set themselves up in the Paddock to experience the unique 4.25-mile Colas Billown Course. Eleven of the fifteen solo riders have entered on …

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Derek Ennett Seat Rededicated

In News by Phil Edge

Castletown’s Derek Ennett won the Junior Manx Grand Prix in 1954, two days later fellow ‘southside’ rider George ‘Sparra’ Costain won the Senior Manx Grand Prix. That unique ‘double’ in the history of the Manx Grand Prix was instrumental in the birth of the Southern 100 Road Races in 1955, where Derek Ennett won the first race on the 4.25-mile …

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Monday Practice Delayed

In News by Phil Edge

The opening practice session of the 2019 Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 Road Races was delayed due to a technical problem with the Course Communications System. The session was stopped early in the practice schedule just after the Newcomers had completed the compulsory sighting laps. The resultant delay, approximately 45-minutes forced the race organisers, Southern 100 Racing …