Southern 100 dates announced| Roads Staff | TT and Roads
Southern 100 Racing have released dates for the three Colas Billown Course road races for 2022.
The Pre-TT Classic Road Races and the DAO Post TT Road Races which ‘book-end’ the Isle of Man TT get the action underway, after an enforced two-year sabbatical due to the Covid pandemic.
July sees the welcome return of the Southern 100 Road Races which has attracted the top road racers, since 1955, including many future British and World Champions. Riders of the calibre of Terry Shepherd, Bob McIntyre, Phil Read, John Hartle, Ron Langston, Selwyn Griffiths, Con Law, Brian Reid, Kenny Harrison, Joey Dunlop, Dave Leach, Phillip McCallen, Jason Griffiths, Bob Jackson, Robert Dunlop, Ian Lougher, Guy Martin, Cameron Donald, Ryan Farquhar, Michael & William Dunlop and Dean Harrison, have all ‘cut their teeth’ around the 4.25-mile Colas Billown course in the south of the Island.
Sidecars arrived in 1962 and from the early days the ‘cream of the charioteers’ have provided the unique thrilling action that only the three-wheel crews can, again TT winners and World Champions have graced the meeting, from Charlie Freeman to the seven times Sidecar Champion, Tim Reeves.
The confirmed dates are:
Blackford Financial Services Pre-TT Classic Road Races - Friday, Saturday, and Monday, 27th, 28th & 30th May 2022
DAO Post TT Road Races - Saturday 11th June 2022
The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 Road Races - Monday - Thursday, 11th, 12th, 13th & 14th July 2022
Full information and updates can be found at www.southern100.com