Rate the 2019 Australian GP! viewtopic.php?f=17&t=15942

Isle of Man TT 2019

Current motorcycle racing related news, information and discussion.

Moderator: Andy

Post Reply
User avatar
Andy
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 3925
Joined: 11 years ago
Real Name: first allow french letters
Favourite Motorsport: Motorcycles 'real' road racing
Favourite Racing Car: Bike ;) - Yamaha YZR 500
Favourite Driver: Stefan Bellof
Favourite Circuit: Isle of Man - Mountain Course
Car(s) Currently Owned: M'cycle ;) - Yamaha FZS 600
Location: Under a rock somewhere in Germany

Isle of Man TT 2019

Post by Andy » 2 months ago

The much anticipated launch of TT 2019 at the Isle of Mans Villa Marina has been announced for March, 19 from 8pm local (UTC+1)
source: https://www.iomttraces.com/news/experie ... JPJdOnvxQw
If you are not willing to risk the unusual,you will have to settle for the ordinary-Jim Rohn

User avatar
Andy
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 3925
Joined: 11 years ago
Real Name: first allow french letters
Favourite Motorsport: Motorcycles 'real' road racing
Favourite Racing Car: Bike ;) - Yamaha YZR 500
Favourite Driver: Stefan Bellof
Favourite Circuit: Isle of Man - Mountain Course
Car(s) Currently Owned: M'cycle ;) - Yamaha FZS 600
Location: Under a rock somewhere in Germany

Post by Andy » 1 month ago

Official preview video has been posted
If you are not willing to risk the unusual,you will have to settle for the ordinary-Jim Rohn

User avatar
Andy
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 3925
Joined: 11 years ago
Real Name: first allow french letters
Favourite Motorsport: Motorcycles 'real' road racing
Favourite Racing Car: Bike ;) - Yamaha YZR 500
Favourite Driver: Stefan Bellof
Favourite Circuit: Isle of Man - Mountain Course
Car(s) Currently Owned: M'cycle ;) - Yamaha FZS 600
Location: Under a rock somewhere in Germany

Post by Andy » 1 month ago

Not quite sure anyone has seen it yet but this is Peter Hickmans final lap of the Senior TT in 2018 onboard. Great stuff !
If you are not willing to risk the unusual,you will have to settle for the ordinary-Jim Rohn

User avatar
Andy
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 3925
Joined: 11 years ago
Real Name: first allow french letters
Favourite Motorsport: Motorcycles 'real' road racing
Favourite Racing Car: Bike ;) - Yamaha YZR 500
Favourite Driver: Stefan Bellof
Favourite Circuit: Isle of Man - Mountain Course
Car(s) Currently Owned: M'cycle ;) - Yamaha FZS 600
Location: Under a rock somewhere in Germany

Post by Andy » 1 month ago

Austrian Julian Trummer announced a full Isle of Man TT and Classic TT campaign TC RACING today.
This means he'll be riding for Michael Charnock and John Taubman in each TT class as well as the Classic TT's Senior Superbike race.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual,you will have to settle for the ordinary-Jim Rohn

User avatar
Andy
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 3925
Joined: 11 years ago
Real Name: first allow french letters
Favourite Motorsport: Motorcycles 'real' road racing
Favourite Racing Car: Bike ;) - Yamaha YZR 500
Favourite Driver: Stefan Bellof
Favourite Circuit: Isle of Man - Mountain Course
Car(s) Currently Owned: M'cycle ;) - Yamaha FZS 600
Location: Under a rock somewhere in Germany

Post by Andy » 1 month ago

Probably a bit older this video but still a nice one.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual,you will have to settle for the ordinary-Jim Rohn

User avatar
Everso Biggyballies
Ultimate Member
Ultimate Member
Posts: 24658
Joined: 13 years ago
Real Name: Chris
Favourite Motorsport: Anything that goes left and right.
Favourite Racing Car: Too Many to mention
Favourite Driver: Raikkonen, Lauda, Clark etc
Favourite Circuit: Nordschleife, Spa, Mt Panorama.
Car(s) Currently Owned: BMW 330C M Sport Coupe
Location: 8 kms from Albert Park, Melbourne.

Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 month ago

@Andy Are you going again this year? I seem to remember something to with problems getting time from work/ medical issues but maybe I made that up. :smiley:

*My woman cant wrestle. But you should see her box!*


*I married Miss Right. Just didn't know her first name was Always

User avatar
Andy
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 3925
Joined: 11 years ago
Real Name: first allow french letters
Favourite Motorsport: Motorcycles 'real' road racing
Favourite Racing Car: Bike ;) - Yamaha YZR 500
Favourite Driver: Stefan Bellof
Favourite Circuit: Isle of Man - Mountain Course
Car(s) Currently Owned: M'cycle ;) - Yamaha FZS 600
Location: Under a rock somewhere in Germany

Post by Andy » 1 month ago

Everso Biggyballies wrote:
1 month ago
@Andy Are you going again this year? I seem to remember something to with problems getting time from work/ medical issues but maybe I made that up. :smiley:
Medical issues kept me from the Manx last year but may play a role in going, or not.
Following the repairs on my shoulder I was submitted for a medical report by my local job agency in regards to my bodies condition and whether I could and should continue to work as a plumber. The medical report stated no and therefore I was advised to file occupational retraining with the German Pension Insurance. To make a long nervy story short, they denied and the job agency took over funding. Now it looks like I'll take up occupational retraining towards an IT system operator from February, 18. The problem though is that the retraining company only has got fixed holidays and the TT doesn't fall into these fixed dates. The lady at the company though had hinted to me that there may be possibilities to break into the tight two year schedule if my job agent plays game. It'll take some more negotiations I guess, but I'm lightly positive that I can go. And I better do because if not my on hold flights from last years Manx GP, my big chance for TT, will wear off as well.
Can't say for sure whether I go but I'll learn in the next couple of days :bye:
If you are not willing to risk the unusual,you will have to settle for the ordinary-Jim Rohn

User avatar
Everso Biggyballies
Ultimate Member
Ultimate Member
Posts: 24658
Joined: 13 years ago
Real Name: Chris
Favourite Motorsport: Anything that goes left and right.
Favourite Racing Car: Too Many to mention
Favourite Driver: Raikkonen, Lauda, Clark etc
Favourite Circuit: Nordschleife, Spa, Mt Panorama.
Car(s) Currently Owned: BMW 330C M Sport Coupe
Location: 8 kms from Albert Park, Melbourne.

Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 month ago

@Andy Good luck with the negotiations. I know what a highlight of your year it and the Manx are. :fingers: :thumbsup:

*My woman cant wrestle. But you should see her box!*


*I married Miss Right. Just didn't know her first name was Always

User avatar
Andy
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 3925
Joined: 11 years ago
Real Name: first allow french letters
Favourite Motorsport: Motorcycles 'real' road racing
Favourite Racing Car: Bike ;) - Yamaha YZR 500
Favourite Driver: Stefan Bellof
Favourite Circuit: Isle of Man - Mountain Course
Car(s) Currently Owned: M'cycle ;) - Yamaha FZS 600
Location: Under a rock somewhere in Germany

Post by Andy » 1 month ago

Everso Biggyballies wrote:
1 month ago
@Andy Good luck with the negotiations. I know what a highlight of your year it and the Manx are. :fingers: :thumbsup:
Thanks, mate. It is well appreciated :thumbsup:
If you are not willing to risk the unusual,you will have to settle for the ordinary-Jim Rohn

User avatar
Andy
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 3925
Joined: 11 years ago
Real Name: first allow french letters
Favourite Motorsport: Motorcycles 'real' road racing
Favourite Racing Car: Bike ;) - Yamaha YZR 500
Favourite Driver: Stefan Bellof
Favourite Circuit: Isle of Man - Mountain Course
Car(s) Currently Owned: M'cycle ;) - Yamaha FZS 600
Location: Under a rock somewhere in Germany

Post by Andy » 1 month ago

Strong rumours that Bruce Anstey will be back on the Padgetts Honda this year are making the round.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual,you will have to settle for the ordinary-Jim Rohn

User avatar
XcraigX
Gold Member
Gold Member
Posts: 595
Joined: 3 years ago
Real Name: Craig
Favourite Motorsport: Formula 1
Favourite Racing Car: 1976 Tyrrell 6-wheeler
Favourite Driver: Mario Andretti
Favourite Circuit: Spa-Francorchamps
Car(s) Currently Owned: 2014 BMW 328d

Post by XcraigX » 1 week ago

Anyone in the US know what channel to catch this on?
It used to be the Velocity channel, but that disappeared in '15 or '16. This is the one TT event I really enjoy but I have not been able to watch it legally for years.

User avatar
Andy
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 3925
Joined: 11 years ago
Real Name: first allow french letters
Favourite Motorsport: Motorcycles 'real' road racing
Favourite Racing Car: Bike ;) - Yamaha YZR 500
Favourite Driver: Stefan Bellof
Favourite Circuit: Isle of Man - Mountain Course
Car(s) Currently Owned: M'cycle ;) - Yamaha FZS 600
Location: Under a rock somewhere in Germany

Post by Andy » 10 hours ago

XcraigX wrote:
1 week ago
Anyone in the US know what channel to catch this on?
It used to be the Velocity channel, but that disappeared in '15 or '16. This is the one TT event I really enjoy but I have not been able to watch it legally for years.
If you've got a firetv get ahold of mobdro app and install it. ITV4 still does the daily reviews and it is in mobdro. It should be easy this way ;)
If you are not willing to risk the unusual,you will have to settle for the ordinary-Jim Rohn

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest