26th February 2014

Belgian ace Vick De Cooremeter in line for TT debut

Post in Isle of Man TT News

Leading Belgian road racer Vick De Cooremeter will make his debut at the 2014 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy, with entries in all three 1000cc races.

The 28-year old will ride a BMW S1000RR for the Okidoki Racing Team in the Dainese Superbike, RL 360⁰ Superstock and PokerStars Senior TT Races and fulfill a racing ambition as he tackles the Mountain Course for the first time.

The former Belgian Junior Supersport Champion is no stranger to road racing, having been a regular in the International Road Race Championships in recent seasons, and 2013 saw him have his most successful season to date when he placed third overall in the Superbike category behind dominant Champion Didier Grams and fellow Belgian Nicky De Wit.

Hailing from Laarne, Ghent, De Cooremeter had a steady start to the Championship but, after placing fourth at Oostende, came into his own in the second half of the season taking second and third at Chimay and then two more thirds at the final round at Frohburg. By season's end, he had finished inside the top ten in nine out of the ten races held, only a DNF in the third race at Chimay preventing a 100% finishing record.

De Cooremeter has also excelled in the Belgium Endurance Championship, winning the title in 2011 alongside Gregory Fastre. At the 6 Hour Endurance race at Spa-Francorchamps, the duo won the event with former Grand Prix rider and World Superbike race winner Stephane Mertens whilst the trio also won the 500km of Zolder, a feat De Cooremeter repeated in 2013 with fellow Belgian Wim Bieseman.

De Cooremeter also had the tremendous experience of racing alongside Belgian greats Didier de Radigues and Mertens in the 6 Hours of Spa of 2010 when they finished eighth.

Speaking ahead of his TT debut Vick commented: "Competing in the TT is a dream for me and having built up my racing credentials on the European road race scene, I now feel ready to tackle the Mountain Course for the first time. I have been working hard learning the circuit using on board footage and I recently travelled to the Island to spend time with the organisers. I plan to make a further trip as part of my preparations but already I am feeling more comfortable with my circuit knowledge. I'm under no pressure to get results for now, and I'm really looking forward to getting out there and experiencing the event for the first time."


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