Cycle Information street take a look at editor Rennie Scaysbrook made his Isle of Man TT debut in 2022. The Scaysbrook title was no stranger to the Snaefell Mountain Course previous to that rookie marketing campaign, nevertheless. Rennie’s father, Jim Scaysbrook, contested the IOMTT in 1978, 1980, and 1984. After chopping his enamel within the Supersport class, Rennie Scaysbrook will add one other chapter to his household’s IOMTT story in 2023.
He’ll compete in a number of Superbike classes with the Wilson Craig Racing Staff this time. Although the Aussie holds the Pikes Peak Heavyweight time file with a nine-minute and 44-second run, Scaysbrook is totally dedicated to attaining Vacationer Trophy glory.
“What began out as an thought to be a journalist-turned-racer at Pikes Peak and the TT has definitely escalated, and it’s truthful to say I’ve received the TT bug now!” admitted Scaysbrook. “Final yr was good for me and I’m happy with how I rode and the way I ready myself, however there have been points with the bike all through the 2 weeks so I really feel like I’ve received some unfinished enterprise.
“That being mentioned, transferring up from Supersport to Superbike means I’ll just about be studying the Course once more – new braking markers, new driving model, jumps in locations that weren’t jumps on the 600, all that form of stuff. Nevertheless it’s thrilling, and it’s fairly wonderful to already be driving with a group with such a superb historical past…”
Final yr, Scaysbrook battled by means of technical difficulties all through qualifying earlier than ending his two Supersport races in thirty seventh and forty fourth positions. Nonetheless, the pro-level racer confirmed promise with a finest lap of over 116 miles per hour. This time round, Scaysbrook will pilot the Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade in Superbike, Superstock, and Senior TT Races.
“Rennie’s story is nice,” commented group proprietor Wilson Craig. “He’s clearly a extremely proficient racer given his success at Pikes Peak and the way effectively he did in his debut yr regardless of the problems he had, and so I’m excited to see how we will help him progress this yr.”