Douglas rider also targeting all solo classes at TT 2024
Manx rider Marcus Simpson is aiming to compete at the North West 200 as a newcomer later this year.
The Island competitor's told Manx Radio conversations have been positive so far about heading to the Northern Ireland meeting for the first time.
Meanwhile the Douglas man is also planning to contest all of the solo classes at the 2024 Isle of Man TT Races - Superbike, Superstock, Supersport and Supertwin.
Simpson says he's not setting himself too many specific targets this season but is keen to get settled on the 1000cc machine: