Scaysbrook to race TT 2023 for Wilson Craig
Rennie Scaysbrook will return to the Isle of Man TT Races in 2023, lining up alongside Matthew Rees for the Wilson Craig Racing group.
The Australian, a TT debutante final yr, and former Pikes Peak winner, will transfer as much as the 1000cc courses and to trip a Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade within the RST Superbike, RL360 Superstock, and Milwaukee Senior TT Races.
Rees will even contest the 1000cc courses in addition to the Monster Power Supersport and Supertwin Races for the group.
2019 winner and outright file holder on the well-known 12.42-mile Pikes Peak Worldwide Hill Climb, Scaysbrook made his TT debut final yr driving with the PRF Racing group and though qualifying week was fraught with issues, he greater than impressed with a mean lap velocity of over 117mph.
Though unable to fairly replicate that velocity within the two, shortened Supersport Races, he efficiently accomplished each races with stable thirty seventh and forty fourth place finishes and a greatest lap of 116.048mph.
Initially from Sydney however now residing within the USA the place he’s Highway Check Editor at Cycle Information and likewise writes street checks for us right here at MCNews.com.au, Scaysbrook will now add the 1000cc races to his schedule, driving for the group who can depend Man Martin, Cameron Donald and William Dunlop amongst its former riders.
Instantly recognisable of their conventional and acquainted pink and silver colors, the bikes and group at the moment are within the arms of former racer Darren Gilpin and with Scaysbrook and Rees within the fold for 2023, hopes are excessive for some robust performances throughout the entire races.
“I’m actually trying ahead to getting again to the Island. 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 acquired the TT bug now! 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 acquired some unfinished enterprise.
“That being mentioned, shifting up from Supersport to Superbike means I’ll just about be studying the Course once more – new braking markers, new driving type, jumps in locations that weren’t jumps on the 600, all that form of stuff. However it’s thrilling, and it’s fairly wonderful to already be driving with a group with such historical past, and I’ve to say an enormous because of Davo [Johnson] for placing in phrase for me with the group!”
Darren Gilpin – Wilson Craig Racing Crew Proprietor
“Rennie’s story is nice. He’s clearly a very gifted 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 might help him progress this yr.
“In Matthew, we’ve acquired a younger however skilled man who I feel we’ve but to see one of the best of. I do know he’s had his justifiable share of motorbike points, significantly on the 1000cc bikes, over time, which implies we’ve not seen his true potential. We’ll be placing a terrific set of bikes collectively for him, pre-season testing has been good thus far, so we’re excited to get going.”