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The Southern 100 road racing event on the Isle of Man is set to welcome a diverse array of international riders for its 2024 edition, continuing the event’s long-standing tradition of attracting competitors from around the world. With solo riders, sidecar crews, and a sidecar passenger hailing from countries like Finland, Belgium, France, the United States, and Canada, the ‘friendly races’ are poised to deliver thrilling action on the iconic Billown circuit.

In the fast-paced world of MotoGP, Marc Marquez reflects on the challenges of sustaining a long and successful career, as fellow veteran Aleix Espargaro prepares to retire. Marquez, who is set to join the factory Ducati squad next year, expresses concerns about the exceptionally high competitive level in the series and the impact of the machine on a rider’s performance.

On a picture-perfect Isle of Man evening, Ryan and Callum Crowe etched their names in the history books by claiming their maiden Sidecar TT victory in the Sidecar TT Race 1. The Manx brothers powered their Kelproperties Honda to a dominant win, crossing the line over 26 seconds ahead of their closest rivals. This historic triumph saw the Crowes emulate their father, Nick Crowe, a five-time winner, becoming the first Manx sidecar champions since 2014.

Motorcycle racing legend Michael Dunlop has secured a record-breaking 27th Isle of Man TT victory, cementing his status as the most successful rider in the event’s history. Dunlop’s impressive run was challenged by a quartet of top riders, including Peter Hickman, Davey Todd, and Dean Harrison, who have dominated the high-powered Superstock and Superbike classes.

Conor Cummins, a long-time Padgetts Racing rider, has announced his withdrawal from the 2024 Isle of Man TT Races, leaving fans and the racing community speculating about the future of the veteran outfit. This sudden turn of events has sent shockwaves through the paddock, as Cummins’ departure raises questions about the stability and direction of Padgetts Racing.

Michael Dunlop made history at the Isle of Man TT Races by securing a record-breaking 27th victory, surpassing his uncle Joey’s long-standing record. Dunlop dominated the Metzeler Supertwin TT Race 1, leading from start to finish and crossing the line 20.4 seconds ahead of runner-up Peter Hickman in a race-record time. Dominic Herbertson claimed an impressive maiden TT podium in third place.