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TT award for female French pair

Estelle Leblond and Melanie Farnier recognised

The TT Supporters’ Club has announced the Susan Jenness Trophy, awarded in recognition of the most meritorious performance by female competitors at the TT, is to be presented jointly to the French sidecar pair of Estelle Leblond and Melanie Farnier.

Now the fastest all-female crew around the Mountain Course, Estelle and Melanie came home in 11th position in Race One, securing a bronze replica.

Their fastest lap in this race was 108.407mph, but more was to come later in the week when they broke the 109mph barrier in Race Two, clocking 109.394mph.  

The Susan Jenness Trophy is presented annually in memory of TT Supporters’ Club member who lost her life whilst marshalling at an UK off-road motorcycling event.

They will receive their award from Club Chairman, Roy Hanks, in a ceremony at the TT Grandstand during next year’s event.

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