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A sudden flurry of activity at the grandstand means this year's Manx Grand Prix is again almost upon us.Paddock security fencing has already appeared dividing competitors'  areas from the rest of the park and in two weeks'  time the first of the competitors will be setting up in the paddock area.Again, the grandstand area will become a mini-village as stall-holders and fast food sellers arrive and the all-important beer tent opens its doors again in its new trackside location.The MGP  Supporters' Club

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The winners of the 2018 Manx Grand Prix Newcomers, Ultra Lightweight, Lightweight, Junior and Senior races are each to be presented with a special silver bracelet designed by Japanese jewelery designer Natsuki Soutome.Japanese organisation General Incorporated Association CSA will present the bespoke Sterling Silver 925 bracelet to each of the Manx Grand Prix race winners.The bracelets are produced by Japanese organisation General Incorporated Association CSA, who will provide 8 over the Manx Grand Prix event. CSA will also nominate an additional recipient for

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The Manx Motor Cycle Club is very saddened to learn of the tragic death of former MGP rider, and popular TT rider, James Cowton whilst competing at the S100.Winner of the 2012 Newcomers C Race and 4th in the Junior that year James competed in the 2013 Junior Race, but ran out of fuel at the Nook whilst leading the race by 16 seconds.Club Chairman, Peter Maddocks said “James was a very well respected young man in the paddock and will be greatly

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“The Manx Motor Cycle club were very keen to support the remarkable Claire Lomas when she approached us about her ambitious attempt to lap the TT Mountain Course on a solo motorcycle. However, we have concerns about her level of experience in Motorcycling to date and the demanding nature of the challenge that she has set herself.The TT Mountain Course has varying terrain and over 227 corners – it is both a major mental and physical challenge – and we feel that based on her development

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An ex-War Department BSA and a boyhood trip to the Isle of Man fired the ambitions of this year's Manx Motor Cycle Club Guest of Honour, 1968 Lightweight Race winner Frank Whiteway.For a boy who grew up on a farm in Cumbria, with parents who thought motorcycles were the devil's creation, bikes, racing and the Isle of Man were all an extremely distant prospect. But after his uncle acquired the ancient 350cc side-valve BSA in the 1950s, his imagination was fired.“I remember going

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The Manx Motor Cycle Club wishes to extend its sincere condolences to the family and friends of Dan Kneen following his tragic accident during the TT practice session on Wednesday 30 May.Dan first rode on the TT Mountain Course in the 2008 Manx Grand Prix when he became the first competitor to win three races in a week: Newcomers C, Ultra Lightweight and Junior Races.Club Chairman, Peter Maddock said “We have all followed Dan’s racing career with great interest since his debut

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The Manx Grand Prix's newly launched Ultra-Lightweight class is to incorporate the popular 400cc machines as well, race organisers have decided.The club expects the new race class to become increasingly popular, but in its inaugural year, the change will increase grid numbers for the new class as well as promising some exciting racing on the Mountain Course. Club chairman, Peter Maddocks said: 'We are committed to running the race this year and anticipate the numbers rising in subsequent years, however we have now incorporated

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