McGuinness tops first TT practice

Times from the Monday practice session at the Isle of Man TT

Posted: 29 May 2012
by Visordown News
McGuinness quickest in the Superbike practice with a 128mph lap

JOHN McGUINNESS topped the timesheets in last night's qualifying session at the Isle of Man TT.

The 17-time TT winner set the pace in the Superbike practice session on Monday evening with a lap of 128.267mph, he was followed in the timesheets by Cameron Donald who lapped at 126.379 with Bruce Anstey third quickest with a 125.306.

In the dry conditions yesterday evening, William Dunlop was quickest in what is looking to be a hotly contested Supersport class, lapping the road circuit in 122.904mph, with Donald again logging the second quickest time, closely behind at 121.442. Rounding out the top five was Michael Dunlop (121.261), Dan Kneen (119.444) and Ian Hutchinson (118.857).

In his second year at the Isle of Man, Simon Andrews clocked the quickest lap in the Superstock category lapping the 37 mile circuit with a 124.772mph lap. In second was James Hillier with 124.407, followed by Cameron Donald (123.669), Michael Dunlop and Dan Kneen (122.768).

Multiple sidecar TT winner Dave Molyneux was the fastest with a 111.856mph lap.

Monday practice times

Superbike

1. John McGuinness Honda TT Legends 17 38.95 128.267
2. Cameron Donald Wilson Craig Racing 17 54.77 126.379
3. Bruce Anstey Padgett's MMCG Racing 18 03.97 125.306
4. Simon Andrews Honda TT Legends 18 08.61 124.772
5. James Hillier Bournemouth Kawasaki Pr1mo Racing 18 11.80 124.407
6. Gary Johnson Padgett's MMCG Racing 18 13.85 124.174
7. Guy Martin Tyco Suzuki 18 14.27 124.127
8. Michael Dunlop Hunts M/Cs / McAdoo Racing 2 18 16.53 123.871
9. Ryan Farquhar KMR Kawasaki 18 22.92 123.153
10. Michael Rutter Batham's Kawasaki 18 23.11 123.132

Supersport

1. William Dunlop Wilson Craig Racing 18 25.15 122.904
2. Cameron Donald Wilson Craig Racing 18 38.46 121.442
3. Michael Dunlop Ard na Mara Holiday Homes / McAdoo Racing 18 40.13 121.261
4. Dan Kneen Marks Bloom Racing 18 57.17 119.444
5. Ian Hutchinson Swan Yamaha 19 02.79 118.857
6. Roy Richardson Barnes Racing 19 10.07 118.104
7. Ivan Lintin R and D Sheet Metal 19 20.38 117.055
8. Dan Stewart Wilcock Consulting 19 23.28 116.763
9. Paul Owen Team #98 19 24.21 116.670
10. Ben Wylie Brenin Bikes 19 24.48 116.642

Superstock

1. Simon Andrews Honda TT Legends 18 08.61 124.772
2. James Hillier Bournemouth Kawasaki Pr1mo Racing 18 11.80 124.407
3. Cameron Donald Wilson Craig Racing 18 18.32 123.669
4. Michael Dunlop Ard na Mara Holiday Homes / McAdoo Racing 18 21.34 123.329
5. Dan Kneen Marks Bloom Racing 18 26.38 122.768
6. Bruce Anstey Padgett's MMCG Racing 18 27.71 122.621
7. Guy Martin Tyco Suzuki 18 34.12 121.915
8. William Dunlop Wilson Craig Racing 18 35.87 121.723
9. Michael Rutter Batham's Kawasaki 18 36.30 121.677
10. Luis Carreira Benimoto 18 36.81 121.621

Sidecar

1. Dave Molyneux/Patrick Farrance DMR 20 14.31 111.856
2. Tim Reeves/Dan Sayle NCR/Dave Hudspeth Carpets/Haith 20 26.46 110.748
3. Conrad Harrison/Mike Aylott Printing Roller Services 20 34.31 110.044
4. Glyn Jones/Richard Murphy DSC Racing 20 57.35 108.028
5. Douglas Wright/Martin Hull Eddys Moto Ltd 21 17.88 106.292
6. Tony Baker/Fiona Baker-Milligan Cumbria Express 21 33.23 105.030
7. Frank Lelias/Charlie Richardson TTW Racing 21 51.69 103.552
8. Carl Fenwick/Mark Sayers Russ Fenwick Transport 21 52.79 103.465
9. Roy Hanks/Kevin Perry Dorwingear Ltd 21 54.00 103.370
10. Francois Leblond/Johnathan Huet Racing Side 22 05.94 102.439



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