We speak to Paul Phillips who heads up business development for the Isle of Man government on where the iconic race goes from here and what the future holds for one of the most dangerous forms of motorsport.
Let’s start by summing up if we could, what is the fundamental appeal of motorcycle road racing for riders and for fans?
Well, well, I think the TT is obviously the biggest event in the motorcycle road racing world and its appeal, I think is a combination of a couple of key ingredients. One is the sheer spectacle. I can’t think of anybody I’ve ever met that’s experienced the TT that wasn’t taken aback by the spectacle. In recent years, we’ve had a lot of people from your world, from the Formula One World come across and every single one of those individuals, they’ve just been blown away by it. Another key