Ace Café in Stonebridge teams up with Isle of Man government to promote the TT races
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Bikers hangout will publicise world famous motorsport event
An iconic eatery in Brent which is popular with bikers has been chosen to promote a world-famous motorcycling event in the Isle of Man.
The Ace Café on the North Circular Road, Stonebridge, has teamed up with the Department of Economic Development in the Isle of Man to carry out a series of initiatives publicising the TT Races.
The café, which first opened in 1938, is renowned for its biker clientele and its 50s and 60s themed decor and menu.
As part of their partnership the Ace Café will be offering its menu in the Classic TT paddock which will be decorated with recognisable memorabilia.
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The Ace Café will also take over the VIP hospitality facility to host an ‘Ace Cafe Classic TT Party’ featuring bands that play classic rock and roll music on August 24
Visitors will also be able to buy goods featuring the Classic TT and Ace Cafe ‘Clubs’ insignia at the races.
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Mark Wilsmore, from the Ace Café, said: “The TT Races is truly one of the world’s great motorcycling events and we are really excited about being involved with both the TT and Classic TT.
“We hope that many race fans will drop into the paddock as we look to extend the Ace philosophy as a meeting place for motorcycle enthusiasts on the Isle of Man.”
The TT Races are seen of the world’s leading motorsport events while the Ace Café has developed into an internationally licensed brand, with outlets and representatives in USA, Germany, Finland, Japan and, most recently, China.
Trevor Hussey, TT and Motorsport Director, Isle of Man Government, said: “There is a great affinity between the two operations and everyone associated with the TT Races is looking forward to working with the Ace Cafe team.”
To celebrate the start of the event legendary TT Racer Philip McCallen, who famously made history by winning four races in a week in 1992, will lead an exclusive group of fans in a ride out from the Ace Cafe to the Isle in Man in August.