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Johnston signs for Jackson Racing

NI road racer gets Superbike, Senior, Superstock and Supersport rdes

Northern Ireland road racer Lee Johnston has signed for Jackson Racing for TT 2017.

He was left in limbo when his long-term team East Coast Racing decided not to compete this year.

Johnston will ride Nicky Hayden's 2016 Ten Kate World Superbike spec Honda Fireblade in the Senior and Superbike races, as well as Honda machinery in the Superstock and Supersport classes.

Twenty-seven-year-old Johnston has lapped the Mountain Course at 130.851mph, has two TT podium finishes since his debut in 2012 and has a Classic TT win.

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