US riders for Classic TT

The fearsome TZ750 which Dave Crussell is to ride in the Classic TT

Seven riders, plus their machines, are planning to make the trip to the Isle of Man and race at the Manx Grand Prix and Classic TT races. The riders will compete in the Senior, Formula Classic, Formula 1 Classic, Classic 250, and Class A Supertwins Lightweight races.

James McKay (Kawasaki Z1), Russ Granger (Honda RC30), Wade Boyd (Kawasaki 750) and Dave Crussell (Yamaha TZ750) will complete in the Formula 1 Classic, while Scott Fabbro (Norton 750) will race in Formula Classic, Bill Blythe in Class A Supertwins and Mark Parrett will ride Ron Halem’s BSA/Goldstar Manx.

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The team has two members that are returning to the Island, Wade and Dave. The rest are newcomers, anxious to enjoy the thrill of the Island for the first time.

Dave Crussell said: “I came to the IoM for the first time last year and rode my P&M Kawasaki Z1. I absolutely fell in love with the Island; there is nothing like it. I am really happy to come back this year with some buddies to share the fun. This should be a fantastic event. And we have to say a big thank you to the IoM Government for helping to sponsor the shipment of our bikes across the Atlantic.”

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