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“It’s madness!” Watch as WTCR’s Monteiro samples Isle of Man TT course

2018-08-07T23:32:13+02:00 August 8th, 2018|2018|

Tiago Monteiro has revealed the “respect” he has for the riders who tame the world-famous Isle of Man TT course each year.

Monteiro, part of the the Boutsen Ginion Racing team in the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO, joined fellow Honda-powered racer Lee Johnston for a lap of the 59-kilometre course on 5 June.

In a just-released-video from Honda Racing TV, Monteiro and Johnston are filmed in a Honda Civic Type R road car – the official course car of the 2018 Isle of Man TT – lapping the track with Johnston providing an eye-opening insight into the challenge he faces on the legendary road racing circuit.

After the lap, Monteiro said: “It’s a different challenge, it’s madness. I had a lot of respect for [the riders] but now…”.

Click here to watch the video.

Photo: Honda Racing TV