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T.T. officials to be announced soon

The officials for T.T. 2008 should be known at the beginning of next month with the publication of regulations for the meeting.

As revealed yesterday, Neil Hanson will not continue as Clerk of the Course.

There will also be a new Chief Technical Officer after the resignation of Jeff Kirby following a dispute with A.C.U. Events Limited over the number of machines to be scrutineered before each race or practice session.

A.C.U. General Secretary Gary Thompson:-

Neil Hanson has also resigned as Clerk of the Course for the Manx Grand Prix and called a halt to his 40 years as a member of the Manx Motor Cycle Club committee.

The Club Chairman Bill Bennett has paid tribute to his work on the official T.T. website saying "We will miss his enormous wealth of experience, and the legal approach and skills that he brought to the running of the event".

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