The Isle of Man, a small region in the heart of the United Kingdom, is the epicenter of the most mystical and dangerous motorcycling with a tourist trophy dispute, where All kinds of wheels They fill their daring pilots with adrenaline and their stellar event, the TT Grand Prix, attracts thousands of people.
Few of the Spanish riders took part in this serious motorcycle test. One of them is our colleague Sergio Romero. The pilot, after participating in triplicate, asserts, “On the Isle of Man, you will run against the ring. There are no contraband“.
Unlike the circuit, where safety is paramount and continues to increase every year, the Tourist Cup is held on roads This island has a population of only 85,000 people Pilots roll at a higher average speed than pilots roll on the same circuits and with no gaps or tire walls that can mitigate potential crashes.
For all these reasons, it is not surprising that a nine-time world champion like Valentino Rossi a few years ago, after visiting the certification to the race, said that all the participating drivers he met “They have a crazy look“.
On the Isle of Man, one of the few places in the world where there is no speed limit, he has already warned its inhabitants with a very clear sign in the port: “These are our rules. If you don’t like them, a boat leaves every half hour.