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Gavin Hunt revs up for TT bow

'It's great to see a local rider coming through to make his debut ... I'm sure he's going to be one to watch in future years" - Paul Phillips
Manx rider Gavin Hunt will make his debut at the Isle of Man TT races in June.

Hunt will compete in the Superbike, Superstock and Senior races on a Kawasaki ZX-10R.

The 26-year-old, the son of former TT rider and Senior Manx Grand Prix winner Paul Hunt, has spent much of his career on the short circuits to date, mostly in the British Superstock 1000 class.

He has previously raced at the North West 200 where he made his debut in 2010, finishing 15th in the Superstock event.

Hunt will ride in the JAR Kawasaki colours at the TT as he follows in the footsteps of his father, who will be on hand to provide expert tutelage.

Paul Phillips, TT and Motorsport Manager, Isle of Man Government, said: “Gavin has been one of the Isle of Man's most promising riders for a few years now.

“It's great to see a local rider coming through to make his debut on the Mountain Course and I'm sure he's going to be one to watch in future years.”



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Gavin Hunt
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Michael Dunlop on the Bennetts Suzuki in the Senior TT.
Bruce Anstey on his way to victory in the TT Zero race.
Guy Martin on the Honda Racing Superbike.
Jochem van den Hoek.
Michael Rutter took victory in the Lightweight TT on the Italian Paton.
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Ian Hutchinson celebrates his Superstock victory.
Ian Hutchinson on his way to victory in the Superstock TT on the Tyco BMW.
Davey Lambert in the RST Superbike race.
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James Hillier on the JG Speedfit Kawasaki in the opening Supersport TT race.
Michael Dunlop in the Supersport TT.
Michael Dunlop on his Yamaha in the Supersport TT.
Peter Hickman claimed his maiden podium at the Isle of Man TT with a runner-up finish in the RST Superbike race.
Michael Dunlop at the start of the RST Superbike race on the Bennetts Suzuki.

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