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  • REEVES/FARRANCE MOVE TO TOP OF SURE SIDECAR QUALIFYING LEADERBOARD

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    Tim Reeves and Patrick Farrance upped the ante in qualifying for the two Sure Mobile Formula Two sidecar races with a best lap of 114.83mph to send them to the top of the leaderboard.

    17-times TT winner Dave Molyneux, with Dan Sayle in the chair, wasn't too far behind with another 114mph plus lap as Ben and Tom Birchall also put themselves in contention.

  • Team Founds Racing receives Isle of Man TT Mike Hailwood Foundation Scholarship Award

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    TT rising sidecar star Alan Founds has received the prestigious Mike Hailwood Foundation Scholarship Award for the Best up and coming Newcomer at the TT.

    This is the first time it has ever been awarded to a Sidecar team since it was established in 1981 to support up and coming riders at both the Manx GP and the TT Races.

  • Holden and Winkle impressive again in Sidecar Qualifying (Tuesday Practice)

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    A message from Steve E and all the admin on the forum before you read the report - hope you're not too damaged Jonesy and get well soon mate! 

    With perfect conditions lasting long into the evening for qualifying for the 2016 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy, the Formula Two sidecars enjoyed a good session, which got underway at 8.05pm.

    After setting the quickest time on Monday evening, John Holden/Andy Winkle again topped the leaderboard, improving their speed to 113.15mph. It was close though with father and son team Ian and Carl Bell only marginally slower at 112.98mph.

  • HOLDEN/WINKLE BACK TO FORM IN OPENING SIDECAR SESSION AT 2016 ISLE OF MAN TT RACES

     

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    The Formula Two Sidecar class enjoyed their first qualifying session at the 2016 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy, which followed on from the solo session.

    The session got underway shortly after the scheduled 7.55pm start time in great conditions and John Holden/Andrew Winkle, who were reunited this year after Winkle's enforced absence with injury last year, were quickly on the pace.

  • Team Shand Racing, TT Monday Practice Update

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    The 2016 Isle of Man TT races got off to a testing time for Gordon Shand from Kilwinning and passenger Philip Hyde from Leicester.


    With a brand new “Shand Chassis” powered by Honda 600cc engines the pair set off down “Bray Hill” on their first practice session.

  • Monday TT Practice Sidecar Lap times

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    On the forum in the TIMEKEEPER'S SECTION HERE, MONDAY TT PRACTICE TIMES

  • Klaffenboeck and Reeves join forces to form TT dream team

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    Isle of Man TT race winners, and World Sidecar Champions, Klaus Klaffenboeck and Tim Reeves have joined forces for June’s two Formula Two Sidecar races with the ‘dream team’ perfectly placed to push for the race wins.

     

    The eleventh hour deal will see Klaffenboeck supply Reeves with Honda engines and full technical support, including the Technical Director of Team Klaffi – a former F1-technician -, throughout the fortnight with the firm aim of increasing Reeves’ tally of wins around the 37 and ¾ mile Mountain Course. The deal is also set to include the Southern 100 and Scarborough Gold Cup and extend beyond the 2016 road racing season.

  • REUNITED No.1 PAIR MOLYNEUX/SAYLE WILL BE OUTFIT TO BEAT IN 2016 SURE SIDECAR RACES

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    With almost 70 entries accepted for the two Sure Sidecar races at this year's Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, two more exciting three-lap encounters are expected.

    Seven former race winners return to the TT Mountain Course in the line up, with a combined total of 25 victories, while no less than 13 drivers who have already lapped the Mountain Course at more than 110mph will start this year. The strength in depth extends through the field, proof that the Formula Two TT Sidecar races are the best three-wheel races in the world.

  • Promoter Selected for TT and Classic TT Races

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    The Department of Economic Development (DED) is to seek the approval of Tynwald to appoint UK events company Vision Nine as the promoter of the TT and Classic TT Races.

    Vision Nine has targets that would see spectator numbers for the TT and Classic TT grow significantly by 2026 while generating double the economic benefit for the Isle of Man and a DED saving of £23 million.

  • Farquhar moves to BMW for exciting season ahead

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    Ryan Farquhar has today (Wednesday) announced his plans for the 2016 International road racing season and it promises to be one of the most exciting yet in his illustrious career.

    The Dungannon ace is set to have a three pronged attack across the Superbike, Superstock and Lightweight classes with the biggest news being that he will be switching to BMW power for the 1000cc categories after eight years with Kawasaki.

  • MOLYNEUX REUNITES WITH SAYLE AND HAS FIRST RUN OUT IN PREPARATION FOR 2016 ISLE OF MAN TT RACES CAMPAIGN

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    The two most successful individuals in the history of the sidecar TT are teaming back up together for the 2016 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy.

    Dave Molyneux and Dan Sayle have 25 TT wins between them. They last raced together in 2009 when they won the only chair race to be completed. Previous to that they also won one in 2005 and both sidecar races in 2004. Sayle is widely acknowledged as the best passenger of the modern age on the course.