Classic TT: 'Frankie' Chili confirmed as VIP guest

Pierfrancesco Chili will be a special guest at the Classic TT Races.
Pierfrancesco Chili will be a special guest at the Classic TT Races.

Former World Superbike and Grand Prix ace Pierfrancesco Chili will be a special guest at this year’s Classic TT.

‘Frankie’ Chili was extremely popular with the UK fans during his impressive career and will no doubt receive a great reception when he visits the island later this month.

Chili will meet the fans at the Paddock Carnival Chat Show on Friday, August 26 and is also confirmed to attend the RST Legends Dinner on Sunday, August 28.

The popular Italian will make also make an appearance at the Grandstand during Saturday’s opening Classic TT Race day on August 27 and will join in the fun at the Festival of Jurby, where he is set to complete some demonstration laps on-board his former Suzuki World Superbike GSXR 750 on Sunday, August 28, which is now owned and maintained by Team Classic Suzuki.

Chili said: “The Isle of Man has an incredible history and I’m really looking forward to finally getting the chance to see the iconic circuit and meet some of the great TT riders and legends of road racing who I have huge respect for and find out more about this famous place. It’s going to be a lot of fun and a great chance to meet some road racing fans.”