John McGuinness enjoyed a couple of quick ‘parade’ sessions during the Festival of Jurby aboard the twin cylinder Paton which will be raced by Ryan Farquhar during the Senior Class race, fuelling speculation that McGuinness will compete in the new look 2013 Classic TT...
The revised Manx Grand Prix Festival will see the Classics become the feature races with a high profile series of races planned over the August Bank Holiday weekend, with the popular Festival of Jurby running on the Sunday.
Also causing interest at the Festival of Jurby was TT solo star Micheal Dunlop turning some quick laps on a sidecar outfit with regular TT winning passenger Dan Sayle in the chair. When asked how it had gone Sayle said: “He’s getting there.” Dunlop was vague about the prospect of racing an outfit at next year’s TT - his only comment being: “It’s a right good craic!”
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