Isle of Man TT winner Hickman gets US TV garage backing for 2022

Hickman remains with the Faye Ho-run FHO BMW team for the 2022 season in British Superbikes and international road racing, which returns this year after being canceled since 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

FHO Racing – born out of the former Smiths Racing team – will be title sponsored by American entrepreneur Richard Rawlings at the TT in 2022 in the form of his Gas Monkey Garage, which is featured on the hit Discovery show Fast N’ Loud .

Hickman has been associated with Gas Monkey Garage for a while now, and Rawlings is “ecstatic” about the new association.

“The whole Gas Monkey family and I are delighted to be involved in this year’s Isle of Man TT,” said Rawlings.

“To have the chance to be part of the biggest sporting event ever and the longest time trials in the world is a dream come true.

“We are honored to be alongside legendary FHO Racing, Team BMW and the fastest man on two wheels, Peter Hickman, for a race that is sure to go down in the history books.

“We can’t wait to see Gas Monkey on the podium in May!”

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Hickman is the absolute TT lap record holder, when he clocked a 135.452 mph lap in the 2018 Senior TT on his way to victory.

The FHO Racing rider has won five TTs in total in the Superbike, Superstock and Supersport classes, as well as holding the Ulster Grand Prix lap record.

Hickman’s record sweep of seven straight victories in the 2019 UGP ​​was backed by a new lap record of 136.415 mph – making him the fastest road racer and the event fastest road racer in the world. world.

Hickman’s BMW M1000RR Superbike and Superstock motorcycles will be backed by Gas Monkey Garage at this year’s TT.

The Brit has also benefited from major partnerships with Iron Maiden in the past, with his Supersport machines at the TT backed by the group’s Trooper Beer.

Hickman even featured on the band’s UK tour t-shirts in 2017 and 2018.

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