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Event Re-Cap: Top Thirty Fastest Racers From TT 2019

Despite frequent race postponements, persistent wet weather, lack of practice time, 33 solo racers topped the 124 mph lap mark at TT 2019.

Five times TT winner Peter Hickman Dunlop Senior TT standing start lap speed of 134.284 mph, proved the only 134 mph plus lap from TT 2019.

Silicone Engineering Racing’s Dean Harrison who went onto claim Senior TT honours, like Hickman set his quickest lap speed of the whole fortnight from a standing start, lapping just shy of 134 mph, lapping at 133.992 mph.

Only a further seven competitors nudged past the illustrious 130 mph lap mark at the 112th TT Races, they were as follows:

Conor Cummins (132.61 new PB lap speed), Michael Dunlop (132.024), James Hillier (131.597), Davey Todd (131.491 new PB lap speed).

RST Superbike Classic TT winner David Johnson (130.983), seven times TT victor Michael Rutter (130.402) and fastest Yamaha TT racer in history PreZ Racing’s Jamie Coward (130.317 new PB lap speed).

Others last year to set impressive new personal best lap speeds included Dominic Herbertson (129.587), Brian McCormack (128.812), TT debutant Jay Lawrence (125.034) and Cornwall’s Forest Dunn (124.773).

The overall 30 quickest competitors at TT 2019, reads as follows:

1 Peter Hickman 134.284
2 Dean Harrison 133.992
3 Conor Cummins 132.61
4 Michael Dunlop 132.024
5 James Hillier 131.597
6 Davey Todd 131.491
7 David Johnson 130.983
8 Michael Rutter 130.402
9 Jamie Coward 130.317
10 Dominic Herbertson 129.587
11 Gary Johnson 128.863
12 Brian McCormack 128.812
13 Sam West 128.365
14 Ian Hutchinson 127.668
15 Derek Sheils 127.564
16 Shaun Anderson 127.547
17 Phil Crowe 127.125
18 Lee Johnston 127.113
19 Daley Mathison 127.08
20 Horst Saiger 125.966
21 Mike Booth 125.917
22 Paul Jordan 125.385
23 Stefano Bonetti 125.166
24 Jay Lawrence 125.034
25 Michael Sweeney 124.998
26 Forest Dunn 124.773
27 Frank Gallagher 124.468
28 John McGuinness 124.422
29 Rob Hodson 124.28
30 Julian Trummer 124.258

Words by Stevie Rial

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