HARRISON AGAIN TOPS QUALIFYING AT THE TT RACES

After the rain on Monday, qualifying for the 2019 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy resumed on Tuesday evening with the 1000cc machines getting their first outing on the TT Mountain Course this year. Dean Harrison, continuing his form from Sunday’s Supersport session, was quickest on the night with a speed of 129.53mph while Conor Cummins and James Hillier also went well in the Superbike class. Harrison also topped the Superstock leaderboard but it was a night that saw a number of the other front runners hit…

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James Hillier and Joey Thompson go back to the future with Oxford Team Ducati

Oxford Products and Celeres Racing have, for the second year running, teamed up to campaign their Ducati 888 machines in the RST Superbike Classic TT Race at the 2018 Isle of Man Classic TT presented by Bennetts. TT star James Hillier will again be riding the Celeres Racing Ducati 888 hoping for success this time. The campaign continues the celebration of 25 years since Trevor Nation, Robert Dunlop and Mark Farmer rode the Oxford Products liveried Ducatis, back in 1992/3. This year, Hillier will be joined by Yorkshireman Joey Thompson. Thompson…

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Road racing legends past and present confirmed for RST Classic TT Heroes Dinner

Eight-time TT race winner Charlie Williams will host the RST Classic TT Heroes Dinner on Sunday 26th August during this year’s Classic TT Races presented by Bennetts, which promises to be an intimate evening with some of the greatest names in motorcycle road racing’s long and illustrious history. Featuring a champagne reception, a luxury four-course meal and unique souvenir gift for all guests, the event takes place at the Official VIP Hospitality Suite – a stone’s throw from the TT podium on which so many of the star names attending…

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Dean Harrison wins Monster Energy Supersport TT Race 2

Dean Harrison (Silicone Engineering Kawasaki) took his first win of the week with an 18.6s victory over Peter Hickman in the Monster Energy Supersport Race 2 at today’s Isle of Man TT Races. The Bradford rider broke the race record by 8.749s in the process. Harrison led from the start and continued to pull away from Michael Dunlop with the latter picking up a thirty second penalty for exceeding the pit lane speed limit at his pit stop. That gave Harrison the breathing space he needed and he followed up…

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Dunlop back on top in final Superbike session

• Hickman to the fore in Superstock class • Cowton tops Supersport board • Holden/ Cain fastest Sidecar outfit on the night Results from Friday Night’s Qualifying Session and Startlists Friday evening’s final qualifying session for the 2018 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, again saw good conditions all around the Mountain Course except for a few damp patches at Laurel Bank, Alpine, Ginger Hall and Ramsey Hairpin. Although the solos only managed a maximum of three laps due to two delays, Michael Dunlop (Tyco BMW) signalled…

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Hickman’s PB sees him top TT Races Superbike session

• Dave Johnson quickest in Superstock • Lintin tops Supersport board • Birchalls clock week’s fastest in the Sidecars Thursday evening’s qualifying session at the 2018 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, saw Peter Hickman post the evening’s fastest time in the Superbike class with a lap of 132.81mph, a new personal best lap for the Smiths Racing BMW rider, albeit unofficially as it was not set in a race. Ben and Tom Birchall posted the fastest lap of the week so far in the Formula Two…

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