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Buell’s EBR1190R goes for TT glory

British racing team Splitlath Motorsports will be contesting the Isle of Man TT with the all-new, American-made EBR1190RS from manufacturer Erik Buell Racing – and American riders.

This will be the first time that the EBR’s have raced on the TT Mountain Course. Splitlath riders will be Mark Miller and Brandon Cretu, both experienced TT riders. The decision to run the EBR1190RS comes after a successful outing with both Miller and Cretu at the 2013 Macau Grand Prix, where they finished 11th and 20th respectively.  This represented a significant improvement for both riders in finishing positions and lap times compared with recent years, which proved the bike’s pedigree to Splitlath Motorsports team owner John Dimbylow.

Both riders will race the Rotax-powered V-twin in the Dainese Superbike, RL 360 Superstock, and PokerStars Senior TT races. 

This will be Mark Millers’s fourth consecutive year riding for the Splitlath outfit on the island.  He has the distinction of being the fastest American in the history of the event with a lap of 125.507mph.  He also won the 2010 TT Zero Race for clean emissions motorcycles.

Brandon Cretu has recorded a fastest lap of 117.8mph around the TT course, which he achieved last year and is looking to significantly improve on that time in 2014.

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