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On July 7th, the Southern 100 Road Races will start with a ‘Memorial’ ride out, where participants will take two laps of the course, culminating at the picturesque Kirk Malew Church for a poignant service. With the Castletown Metropolitan Silver Band providing stirring music and a beautiful floral display dedicated to the legendary Billy Redmayne, this year’s event promises to be an unforgettable experience for riders and fans alike.

As the ACU Championship enters its next rounds, the points standings have taken a dramatic turn, with reigning champion Bobby Varey dropping to 5th place after a dismal performance at Cadwell Park, allowing Jim Hind to take the lead. However, with the TT RACES taking center stage, Hind’s attention is divided, leaving the door open for the other 250 riders to close the gap.

On a sun-drenched Sunday at the Isle of Man TT, Peter Hickman made history by matching Mike Hailwood’s record of 14 TT wins, winning a thrilling RST Superbike race that saw lead changes, retirements, and a new outright lap record. Riding for Monster Energy BMW by FHO Racing, Hickman charged to victory on the final lap, beating Davey Todd and Dean Harrison on the iconic Mountain Course.

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.

The Isle of Man TT Races witnessed a surge in speeds on Friday, with Davey Todd and Peter Hickman locked in a fierce battle at the top of the Superbike leaderboard. Michael Dunlop dominated the Superstock and Supersport classes, while Peter Hickman set the fastest lap of the week so far in the Supertwin category. The Sidecars also impressed, with the Manx brothers Ryan and Callum Crowe continuing to up their speeds.