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Last Lap Drama Pays Off For Holden & Winkle

John Holden and Andy Winkle celebrate after winning Saturday's Sidecar race at the Isle of Man. (IOMTT Photo)

John Holden and Andy Winkle claimed their second win at the Isle of Man TT five years after their first win on Saturday after the Ben and Tom Birchall retired from the Sidecar race on the final lap.

Dunlop Is An Isle Of Man Record Setter

Michael Dunlop obliterated the superbike lap and race records during Saturday's Isle of Man TT opening race. (IOMTT Photo)

History was made in the opening race of the Isle of Man TT races Saturday as Michael Dunlop shattered the lap and race records to record the first ever sub-17 minute lap of the Mountain Course to win the RST Superbike race.

Holden & Winkle Assert Their Sidecar Power

John Holden and Andy Winkle put down the fastest lap of the week in Sidecar practice ahead of Saturday's Isle of Man TT event. (IOMTT Photo)

The Sure Formula Two Sidecar competitors at the Isle of Man TT had their final shakedown Friday before Saturday’s opening three-lap race and John Holden and Andy Winkle reasserted themselves at the top of the leaderboard as they recorded the fastest lap of the week at 115.349 mph.

Hutchinson Shows Sensational Speed

Michael Dunlop was faster than the Isle of Man Mountain Course Superbike lap record on Friday, but he wasn't the fastest rider on track Friday. (IOMTT Photo)

Ian Hutchinson stunned onlookers on Friday by unofficially topping the overall lap record around the Isle of Man Mountain Course on his Tyco BMW Superstock.

Reeves & Farrance Set The Sidecar Pace

Tim Reeves and Patrick Farrance paced the sidecar session on Thursday at the isle of Man. (IOMTT Photo)

Tim Reeves and Patrick Farrance upped the ante in qualifying for the two Isle of Man TT Sure Mobile Formula Two sidecar races with a best lap of 114.83 mph to send them to the top of the leaderboard on Thursday.

Dunlop Throws Down The Gauntlet

Michael Dunlop was the fastest man in both the Superbike and Superstock classes Thursday on the Isle of Man. (IOMTT Photo)

Michael Dunlop set the Isle of Man alight with the first 132 mph lap of the week on Thursday as preparations for the Isle of Man TT continued.

IOMTT Standard Belongs To Dunlop

Michael Dunlop

Despite strong winds reported on the Mountain section, Michael Dunlop threw down the gauntlet with the fastest lap of the week at an excellent 131.574 mph, bettering Ian Hutchinson’s time set the previous evening. Although Dunlop dominated, Hutchinson was again above 130 mph, setting his quickest lap of the night on his Superstock machine, 130.745 mph

Holden/Winkle Top IOMTT Sidecars

John Holden and Andy Winkle led sidecar qualifying Wednesday at Isle of Man.

The third Sidecar session of the Isle of Man TT races fuelled by Monster Energy got underway slightly later than scheduled at 7.57p.m., local time Wednesday evening

Yamaha Will Defend Suzuka 8 Hours Title

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Yamaha Motor Company has announced that the marque will return to defend their victory in the Coca-Cola Zero Eight Hours of Suzuka Endurance Road Race.

Hutchinson Flies In Isle Of Man Qualifying

Ian Hutchinson was fastest on the Isle of Man Mountain Course Tuesday. (IOMTT Photo)

Qualifying took place for the Isle of Man TT Races fueled by Monster Energy on Tuesday evening, with Ian Hutchinson topping the speed charts and recording the first 130 mph lap of the week at a blistering pace of 130.63 mph.

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