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Klaffi retires at the top

Klaus Klaffenbock has announced his retirement from TT racing.

The Austrian first started competing in the Isle of Man in 2004 and quickly became a favourite of the fans as he tried to achieve his lifetime ambition of winning one of the sidecar races.

After years of trying he exceeded his aim with a double at TT2010 and added another this year with passenger Dan Sayle.

In a press release Klaffi says he will be maintaining an involvement with the TT in the future as it has always been such a special place for him and he is extremely fond of the Island .

He goes on to add his thanks to passenger Dan Sayle, sponsors Manx Gas, A&J Groundworks, Manx Telecom, Home Strategic, GTC, Alpha Boilers and everyone else who has supported him, in particular all the TT fans.

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