WATCH ROAD TO 2023 FREE ON TT+
Catch all the action from ‘Road to 2023’ the Isle of Man TT Races’ official launch show this Sunday (16th April) at 7pm as the show airs exclusively for free on TT+.
Anticipation continues to build for this year’s TT and Road to 2023 marks the moment that countdown to the first bike away on Monday 29th May really begins. Filmed in front of a live studio audience on Saturday 15th April, hosts of The TT Podcast Chris Pritchard and Steve Plater alongside new TT TV presenter Grace Webb will be bringing fans all the latest news and insider knowledge direct from the TT’s biggest stars.
Reigning Senior TT champion Peter Hickman is the man to beat with 9 TT wins under his belt from the last 3 events. But with a new bike for the Superbike races and a switch in manufacturer for his ride in the Supertwin races, fans will be finding out how Hickman feels about heading into TT 2023 and what are his expectations for his FHO Racing teammate Josh Brookes as he makes his hotly anticipated TT comeback this year.
It’s one of the biggest stories of the year so far as 23-time TT winner, John McGuinness will be joined in the Honda Factory team by 24-year old Manxman, Nathan Harrison. During the show, we'll be hearing from the new Honda pairing to find out what it means to Harrison to be competing alongside his childhood hero and following a momentous year for McGuinness, what are his expectations coming into 2023 asking the question on every fans lips, will he ever retire?
Fresh from contesting the Dakar Rally, James Hillier will be on stage talking about his return to TT following his Arabian adventure. James is back with the OMG Racing Team for 2023 onboard Yamaha machinery after making the switch from Kawasaki ahead of last year’s TT, however there is one change for Hillier as he’ll be telling fans about his new team for competing in the Monster Energy Supersport TT Races.
Riding for the Milenco by Padgetts Racing Team as they celebrate their 65th anniversary is the rising star Davey Todd. Fans will be hearing from Davey about his year so far and his expectations for 2023 after he narrowly missed a podium in last year’s Milwaukee Senior TT Race to teammate and Manxman Conor Cummins.
Continuing the star studded line-up is Dean Harrison, Lee Johnston and Jamie Coward as they reveal to fans some big news coming for TT fans in May 2023.
Finally, 2023 marks significant milestone as it commemorates 100 years since the first sidecar race took place on the TT Mountain Course. Now a century on and with sidecar lap speeds nearing 120mph, we’ll be asking sidecar champions Ben and Tom Birchall how they feel about the growing challenge coming from the up-and-coming Crowe brothers.
Not to be missed, Road to 2023 is completely free to watch on TT+ and promises to deliver everything fans need to get their TT fix ahead of this year’s racing action.