Southern 100 Racing are pleased to announce that an additional race will be added to the 2018 Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 International Road Races.
The new race will be titled, The Hunts Motorcycles 600cc Challenge Race
and will be run on Championship day, Thursday 12th July.
The race will be for Solo Machines of over 450cc but not exceeding 600cc four cylinder, four stroke, 675cc three cylinder four stoke and 750cc twin cylinder four stroke machines.
Entries will be by invitation from the fastest 28 riders from Race 5 for machines of similar capacity from the Wednesday evening and Race 7 on Thursday morning, plus four competitors selected by the race organisers.
The Hunts Motorcycles 600cc Challenge Race
will carry a prize fund of £3,345.00 with £900.00 for the winner and will be run over seven laps and bring the curtain down on the 2018 Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 International Road Races
Race Secretary, George Peach said: ‘We are delighted to welcome Hunts Motorcycles of Manchester as a valued sponsor of this new race in the Southern 100 race programme. ‘600cc racing is extremely competitive and will provide fans with close and exciting racing to add to their Southern 100 experience.’
John Brown, Managing Director of Hunt’s Motorcycles said: ‘Here at Hunts Motorcycles we are fans of real roads events and have visited the Southern 100 many times in the past, always finding a warm welcome and enjoying fantastic racing. We are delighted to be able to sponsor this new race and look forward to a long association with the club and event’.
The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 International Road Races
2018 take place on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th July.
Full details can be found on the official website: www.southern100.com
or on Facebook: www.facebook.com/S100RoadRaces