Adam McLean to ride for Team IMR in 2018 road racing season

Adam McLean
Adam McLean was Best Newcomer at the 2017 Isle of Man TT

Northern Ireland rider Adam McLean will compete for by Team IMR on the roads during 2018.

The 21-year-old will campaign BMW bikes in the Superbike and Superstock classes at the international road races and a Yamaha in the Supersport races.

McLean will also have use of the bikes for selected Irish national road races and will have a Roy Hanna Motors-backed machine for the Lightweight class.

He made his Isle of Man TT debut in 2017, winning the Newcomers Trophy.

The Northern Irishman has impressed in recent years, particularly in 2017 when he took a fourth place in the second Supersport race at the North West 200 and third position in the Ulster Grand Prix Supertwins race.

He was also sixth in the opening Supertwins outing at the North West and 10th in the first Supersport event at the Ulster GP, improving his quickest lap around the Dundrod circuit to 125.535mph.

"I'm really looking forward to working with by Team IMR in 2018 and am very grateful for the opportunity," said McLean.

"I'll be riding top class machinery with a superb infrastructure behind me which will hopefully enable me to be successful and build on my 2017 results so I can't wait to get going."

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