2014 Classic TT video preview

Michael Mann - Web Editor, Bike Social
By Michael Mann
MannOnABike Web editor of BikeSocial. Been riding bikes since he was four-years-old. Fast and smooth road rider, just about hangs on in a track day quick group.

The smell of the bikes, the sound of the engines and the stars of road racing all come together for one amazing festival from 23rd - 25th August 2014 for the Isle of Man Classic TT presented by Bennetts. And we've got our hands on a promotional video that will whet your appetite. It may wet your trousers too, you've been warned.

In 2013, Olie Linsdell took the 500cc race win on a Giovanni Cabassi/Flitwick Paton while Chris Palmer took both the 350cc and Formula 2 honours. The 250cc win went to Jonathon Cutts on his Suzuki T20 and the current man-to-beat around the Mountain Course, Michael Dunlop, won the Formula 1 race on an '82 Suzuki XR69.

Among the big names racing in 2014 are John McGuinness, Guy Martin, Ryan Farquhar, Bruce Ansty, Michael Dunlop, James Hillier and Keith Amor. For a full line-up take a look at the following links:

Olie Linsdell collects his trophy from some bloke called Giacomo Agostini Michael Dunlop on an '82 Suzuki; untouchable

Unfortunately one of the biggest stars, Cameron Donald, won't be racing this year having broken both wrists in a training accident recently. 

This year the eighties-themed Classic TT will pay tribute to the twenty-six time TT winner Joey Dunlop including a Parade Lap on Saturday 23rd August and will feature the likes of three-times TT winner Carl Fogarty.

Latest MotoGP News
  • John McGuinness and Guy Martin
    OFFICIAL: Guy Martin and John McGuinness to race for Honda at TT 2017
  • Josh Brookes signs for Norton
    Norton sign Aussie duo Brookes and Johnson for Isle of Man TT assault
  • Michael Dunlop
    Dunlop to race Gilera in McIntyre tribute Classic TT
  • James Hillier on the soon-to-be disqualified Kawasaki 750
    Classic TT: when is a classic not a classic? The official line following the disqualifications.