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Vision Nine decision 'ill-conceived'

Former MGP competitor gives evidence to Tynwald committee

A former Manx Grand Prix competitor has called the government's plan to outsource the running of the TT 'ill-conceived'.

Edward Bowers gave evidence to a Tynwald committee this morning, as an investigation into the failed Vision Nine promotion re-opened.

The exclusion of local motorsport bodies when discussing the issue was criticised.

Tynwald last April approved the company becoming the main promoter of the event but a contract was never signed and the tender process was discontinued.

Here's an excerpt from Mr Bowers' evidence:

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