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14 May 2017

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Ace Cafe at Classic TT 2016 17/08/2016

Ace Cafe London presence at the 5th annual Isle of Man Classic TT, and 94th annual Manx Grand Prix, located at the heart of the action at Grandstand, runs from Practise Week, through the holiday weekend of Classic TT starting on Friday 26th August, and remains in place through to 1.9.16.
Classic TT celebrates the heritage of racing on the Island and four of the greatest riders in TT history - Joey Dunlop OBE (26 wins), Geoff Duke OBE (6 wins), Mike Hailwood MBE (14 wins) and Phil Read MBE (8 wins), having accumulated 54 TT race victories between them!
Amongst the stunning race machines that will be exhibited in the race paddock, and elsewhere at Grandstand, will be the all new Triumph Thruxton 1200R Ace Cafe Special, a one-off build by the Hinckley Triumph Factory that, ridden by the veteran “rocker to racer” Frank Jones and exclusively liveried for Ace Cafe London, will debut in the Classic Parade Lap on Monday 29th August.

Since first racing and competing in 1968, Franks ride of choice has been his 1969 Triumph T120 Thruxton, rebuilt in 2009 by George Hopwood, with an engine built to the specification of that used by the Triumph Factory race bikes and as ridden by Malcolm Uphill to victory in 1969, winning the Isle of Man Production TT at an average speed of 99.99mph, being the first to achieve the 100mph lap!
The Classic TT celebrates the history of TT and motorcycle racing, and provides the centre piece of the new Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling, alongside the Manx Grand Prix, as well as two of Britain's biggest off-road events and the ever popular VMCC Rally.
See you racing, on the island!