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The Isle of Man TT is the most famous road race in the world.

Since 1907 moments of history, excitement, drama, thrilling races, enthralling entertainment and much more have taken place on the mountain course.

Most recently Michael Dunlop in last years senior TT chalked up a new outright lap record following a sensational lap speed of 133.962 mph. Michael is amongst one of the most highly regarded groups in world sport, which is been a race winner at the Isle of Man TT.

The legendary Joey Dunlop holds the record for most wins at the TT races, Joey’s total of TT victories stands at 26.

John McGuinness 23 times TT winner holds the record for most podium finishes, John has achieved to date 46 podium finishes at the most famous road race in the world.

Dave Molyneux with 17 victories is the most successful sidecar TT driver of all time whilst in recent years Michael Dunlop and Ian Hutchinson have brought their tally of TT victories up to 15 and 16 respectively.

At this moment in time the top ten riders in terms of TT victories, is as follows.

1st Joey Dunlop 26
2nd John McGuinness 23
3rd Dave Molyneux 17
4th Ian Hutchinson 16
5th Michael Dunlop 15
6th Mike Hailwood 14
7th Bruce Anstey 12
T8th Steve Hislop 11
Phillip McCallen 11
T10th Giacomo Agostini 10
Rob Fisher 10
Ian Lougher 10
Stanley Woods 10
T14th Mick Boddice 9
David Jefferies 9
Siegfried Schauzu 9
T17th Jim Moodie 8
Chas Mortimer 8
Phil Read MBE 8
Dan Sayle 8
Charlie Williams 8
T22nd Mick Grant 7
Wolfgang Kalauch 7
Tony Rutter 7

Quickest 20 riders (Current Competitors) around the Mountain Course:

1 Michael Dunlop 133.962
2 Ian Hutchinson 133.115
3 John Mcguinness 132.701
4 Peter Hickman 132.465
5 James Hillier 132.414
6 Guy Martin 132.398
7 Bruce Anstey 132.298
8 Dean Harrison 132.019
9 Conor Cummins 131.797
10 Michael Rutter 131.709
11 David Johnson 131.595
12 Gary Johnson 130.945
13 Josh Brookes 130.883
14 William Dunlop 130.853
15 Lee Johnston 130.851
16 Martin Jessopp 130.653
17 Dan Kneen 130.347
18 Steve Mercer 129.323
19 Dan Stewart 129.077
20 Derek Sheils 128.780