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Ian Hutchinson claims second TT race of the week with RL360 Quantum Superstock win

POSTED Thu 08-06-2017

Ian Hutchinson made it three RL360 Quantum Superstock wins in a row, and his second victory of this year’s Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy, when he dominated Wednesday’s race.  The win gave him his 16th TT wins in total. The Tyco BMW rider led from start to finish to take the win from Peter Hickman by 22.4s while there was joy for the Manx contingent with Dan Kneen taking his maiden TT podium in third. Riders were warned of cross winds at Crosby Hill and damp patches at Ginger Hall, Ramsey Hairpin and Hillberry ahead of the race. Michael Rutter led through Glen Helen on the opening lap by one second from Hutchinson with Hickman only three tenths of a second further back. There was disappointment though for James Hillier...

Huge crowds attend Ramsey Sprint

POSTED Wed 07-06-2017

Awful weather greeted the Straightliners crew but with rain abating and a strong track drying wind helping the meeting got underway at 12.30pm. A break at 3pm saw the WHITE HELMETS display team put on a final show, they disband at the end of the year after 90 years.Stealing the show was Gary Leach riding his Slick Bass tuned ZX10R Kawasaki. He stunned everyone with a final shootout run of 5.73secs, just 1/100th shy of the track record to win the SUPERSTREET class plus fastest time of the day and fastest Manx.Up to the final 4 shootout Gary was tied on 5.76secs with Alan Morrison who held number 1 spot by 5 mph, Alan on 136mph and Gary on 131mph. Alan finished in 2nd with that 5.76secs.Third was Phil Wood, who had run a 5.76secs on Sunday...

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