Davies Motorsport will move up to the international road racing in 2019 with Dominic Herbertson taking part in the Isle of Man TT, North West 200 and Ulster GP.
Run by John and Colin Davies, the team will again have Junior Classic TT winner Herbertson riding a 2019 Kawasaki ZX-10RR race machine as well as a Kawasaki ZX-6R - and will also continue with classic racing on the island.
“I would like to thank John and Colin for giving me this great opportunity. The new Kawasaki looks to be a fantastic piece of equipment and I can’t wait to get on the race track to get to grips with it. A big thank you as well for all the support from the team partners,” said Herbertson.
Twenty-seven year-old Herbertson cut his teeth at the Manx Grand Prix before progressing to the Supersport and Lightweight races at the TT in 2014. Since then, he’s made steady progression and has been rewarded for his hard work and diligent approach with both his results and lap speeds increasing at a healthy rate.
The Isle of Man TT races have seen him finish in the top 15 on four occasions with last year’s meeting seeing him take a career best to date of tenth in the Lightweight race. In addition, he claimed 12th in the Superstock race, where he lapped at close to 128mph, and a brace of 14ths in the two Superstock races.
The Northumberland rider has taken that form to the North West 200 and Ulster GP, scoring two top ten finishes in the 1000cc races at Dundrod last year.
Meanwhile, after taking fourth and fifth in the 2017 Junior and Senior Classic TT races, Herbertson put in a brilliant ride on the 350cc Davies Motorsport Honda at last year’s event to take a stunning win in the Junior race, coming home ahead of Jamie Coward and Lee Johnston.