On-Air Now

Name change won't detract fans say race organisers

Thu, 08 Aug 2013

The new-look Festival of Motorcycling won't alienate fans despite changing its name from the Manx Grand Prix Festival.

The re-brand happened last year following months of talks between the government and the Manx Motorcycle Club.

Race organisers have assured bike fans it will still be the event they remember but there have been some changes people will notice.

Practice starts a week on Saturday and Caroline Etherington from the MMC brought us up to speed on the alterations:



  • Caroline Etherington


Subscribe to get Energy FM News direct to your mobile device

You can get Energy FM News delivered direct to your mobile device using one of the following methods.

  • In the Apple News App on iOS search for Energy FM IOM and then just add it to your favourites
  • In the Google News & Weather App just search for Energy FM and then add us as a customised section
  • If you use an RSS Reader then just add our feed to your app, click here for our news RSS feed