The 2014 Isle of Man TT is finally upon us, with the Superbike TT and the first of two Sidecar TT races kicking things off. To get your juices flowing on one of the world’s most storied motorcycle racing events, this edition of the Weekend Awesome offers the official 2014 Isle of Man TT trailer.

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The video starts with the active TT wins leader John McGuinness and the star of last year’s TT week, Michael Dunlop reciting a quotation from Winston Churchill while a string quartet plays “Free Bird“. The two rider end with lyrics to the Lynyrd Skynyrd song before the video shifts to a montage of footage from last year’s TT set to the music of “Pompeii” from Bastille.

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Remember to check back here next week for our week-long coverage of the 2014 Isle of Man TT.