CASTLE DONINGTON, UK – May 25, 2011 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Nortons Special Edition Cafe Racer motorcycle, known as the Panther, features in June’s edition of Bike magazine in a fascinating article which pits Nortons modern machine and road race specialist, Michael Dunlop, against the 1950’s Norton Manx ridden by former GP champion, Geoff Duke in a race for the ages.
The article reunites two great friends as the Norton returns to the Isle of Man, an event where Norton have achieved a great deal of success over the years.
Michael Dunlop with his race experience decided to ride the course without making any modifications to the bike. Can Michael beat Geoff’s time? Check it out in Bike magazines June edition.