Derek Shiels, the former Irish Superbike champion, has signed on the dotted line to make his Isle of Man TT debut this year. The rider will compete with the CD Racing Team and will take on every class.
Shiels already has experience of the Mountain Course, after taking part in the Manx Grand Prix Newcomers Race in 2009, where he competed on a standard spec. 675cc Triumph. TT Boss, Paul Phillips said;
‘Derek is a rider we’ve wanted to add for some time. He has the talent to be a great TT rider and by teaming up with the CD Racing Team, he’s giving himself every opportunity to fulfil his potential.’