ISLE OF MAN – Davies Motorsport, founded by ex-racer John Davies, has lined up a strong pair of riders for their 2013 Classic TT campaign.
The Burton-on-Trent based outfit will have TT star William Dunlop, who achieved his first Mountain Circuit podium in 2012, on their sublime DaviesMotorSport.com 4 cylinder 500cc and 350cc Hondas.
Leading Classic Racing campaigner Alan Oversby will ride the teams other 4 cylinder 500cc Honda alongside a 350cc machine. The Bolton-le-Sands man has a total of five podiums to date on the Mountain Course including a race win in the 2006 Ultra LIghtweight Manx Grand Prix.
“We are delighted to be a part of the new Classic TT Races and are really looking forward to competing in 2013. I’m really happy with the riders that we’ve got on our bikes this year,” said Davies. “It will be a real honor to have a Dunlop racing in our colors while Alan is a really consistent performer around the Mountain Course.”
Davies Motorsport was founded in 2006 after ex racer Davies decided to come out of racing retirement to try his hand at classic bike racing. John Davies competed at the Manx GP between 1978 and 1997, in a total of 33 races and finishing as high as 2nd place, whilst collecting 27 Silver Replicas. He teamed up with his nephew Colin Davies, a Grand Prix racing technician, to help him build a Honda 350K4 race bike. They have since added a Drixton 500 Honda and the 4 cylinder 500cc Honda’s to their stable.