Offered from the National Motorcycle Museum Collection, Ex-Works, Callum Ramsey, Isle of Man TT, 2003 Triumph ValMoto 599cc Supersport Racing Motorcycle Frame no. JV02T1.5 Engine no. TVM11

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Lot 247
Offered from the National Motorcycle Museum Collection, Ex-Works, Callum Ramsey, Isle of Man TT, 2003 Triumph ValMoto 599cc Supersport Racing Motorcycle
Registration no. not registered Frame no. JV02T1.5 Engine no. TVM11

£ 16,000 - 20,000
US$ 22,000 - 27,000
Amended
Offered from the National Motorcycle Museum Collection, Ex-Works, Callum Ramsey, Isle of Man TT
2003 Triumph ValMoto 599cc Supersport Racing Motorcycle
Registration no. not registered
Frame no. JV02T1.5
Engine no. TVM11
In 2003, the first Triumph factory team for 30 years burst upon the UK road racing scene and secured an historic Isle of Man TT victory. Triumph had launched the TT600 Daytona, a lighter and faster version of its original TT600, for 2003. To promote the Daytona in the ultra-competitive 600cc market, the company contested the UK Supersport championship, signing rising-star teenager Craig Jones and the seasoned Jim Moodie. The race programme was entrusted to the experienced ValMoto team, run by Jack Valentine and Steve Mellor.

The Daytonas faced stiff opposition on short circuits but Jones gained his first podium finish in 2003's final Supersport round at Donington Park. However, the season's peak achievement was at the TT, where Bruce Anstey and John McGuinness joined Jim Moodie. New Zealander Anstey swept to victory in the Junior race, taking Triumph's first TT win since Slippery Sam's 750cc Production success in 1975. Moodie finished 9th and McGuinness 10th, securing Triumph the Manufacturers' Award.

One of the three Daytonas used at the 2003 TT, the machine offered here was also used by Callum Ramsay to win the Supersport race at the Macau Grand Prix in 2004; the Macau scrutineering sticker is still in place and the machine also comes with its 2005 purchase receipt. The machine's mechanical condition is not known; accordingly, prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves with regard to its condition, completeness, correctness, or otherwise prior to bidding.

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Offered from the National Motorcycle Museum Collection, Ex-Works, Callum Ramsey, Isle of Man TT, 2003 Triumph ValMoto 599cc Supersport Racing Motorcycle Frame no. JV02T1.5 Engine no. TVM11
Offered from the National Motorcycle Museum Collection, Ex-Works, Callum Ramsey, Isle of Man TT, 2003 Triumph ValMoto 599cc Supersport Racing Motorcycle Frame no. JV02T1.5 Engine no. TVM11
Offered from the National Motorcycle Museum Collection, Ex-Works, Callum Ramsey, Isle of Man TT, 2003 Triumph ValMoto 599cc Supersport Racing Motorcycle Frame no. JV02T1.5 Engine no. TVM11
Offered from the National Motorcycle Museum Collection, Ex-Works, Callum Ramsey, Isle of Man TT, 2003 Triumph ValMoto 599cc Supersport Racing Motorcycle Frame no. JV02T1.5 Engine no. TVM11
Offered from the National Motorcycle Museum Collection, Ex-Works, Callum Ramsey, Isle of Man TT, 2003 Triumph ValMoto 599cc Supersport Racing Motorcycle Frame no. JV02T1.5 Engine no. TVM11
Offered from the National Motorcycle Museum Collection, Ex-Works, Callum Ramsey, Isle of Man TT, 2003 Triumph ValMoto 599cc Supersport Racing Motorcycle Frame no. JV02T1.5 Engine no. TVM11
Offered from the National Motorcycle Museum Collection, Ex-Works, Callum Ramsey, Isle of Man TT, 2003 Triumph ValMoto 599cc Supersport Racing Motorcycle Frame no. JV02T1.5 Engine no. TVM11
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