Manx Grand Prix returns for the first time since 2019

By Nolan Thom

Aug 21, 2022

In an effort to cut costs and limit road closures, the event's duration has been shortened from two weeks to nine.

John McBride, chairman of the Manx Motor Cycle Club, expressed his organization's "real looking forward" to the beginning of qualifying on Sunday.

Many future TT stars, including Michael Dunlop and Ian Hutchinson, got their start at the Manx Grand Prix (MGP), he said.

After the qualifying round, there will be five races, starting with the lightweight MGP on Friday and concluding with the classic superbike race on Au...

Twenty-three first-timers are expected to participate in the event, which will be hosted by ACU Events Ltd for the first time. The Manx Motor Cycle Cl...

Mr. McBride acknowledged that the club had struggled through the transition to the new safety protocols and insurance, but he argued that it was "prob...

He expressed anticipation for the return of race fans but acknowledged that some may "find it a bit tight" to visit due to rising costs of living.

More marshals were needed to keep the event on schedule, and people had become "a bit less forgiving of the road closures," so that was another reason...

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