2012 Isle of Man TT - Five great rider interviews

By MCN -

 02 May 2012 11:02

The 2012 Isle of Man TT takes place from May 28 to June 8, and the build-up for the event is growing following the official press day and launch. Top riders competing include John McGuinness, Ian Hutchinson, Guy Martin, Bruce Anstey, Conor Cummins and Ryan Farquhar, along with MCN's own Adam Child who will compete in the Lightweight TT race on a Kawasaki ER-6 with help from Farquhar.

So as the excitement builds for the end of the this month, we've collected together some of the great interviews with the riders from the 2012 Isle of Man TT press day to show how the racers themselves are preparing and starting to get excited at the prospect:


TT Legend John McGuinness is one of the most successful TT racers of all time - and he'll be riding the electric Mugen Shinden in TT Zero this year. The seventeen-time winner will also be partnering Simon Andrews in the Honda TT Legends squad.

Ian Hutchinson will be competing despite breaking his leg in February. In 2010 he claimed a five solo wins, which is a record for a single Isle of Man TT meeting.

Michael Dunlop will be competing in all of the solo classes this year,racing on Honda, Suzuki and Kawasaki bikes over the course of the event.


Cameron Donald is one of several previous TT winners who will be racing in the new Lighweight TT class. Ryan Farquhar will be riding and also managing a team which includes Michael Rutter and newcomer Jamie Hamilton.


And road-racing star Guy Martin will be another rider fighting hard for at least one victory during the TT, along with Conor Cummins