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Exciting Line Up For Superbike Race At TT 2015

John McGuinness is confirmed to start at number 1 in the RST superbike TT at TT 2015.

The 21 times TT winner is followed at number 2 by sixth fastest rider in TT history James Hillier whilst away at number three is Michael Dunlop.

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Reigning senior TT champion Michael is embarking on another new challenge this year on the mountain course as he competes on the all new R1M Yamaha.

Four times TT winner Michael Rutter is away at number 4 and is anticipated to be competing for Rico Penzkofer’s Penz 13.com team.

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Outright TT lap record holder Bruce Anstey once again starts at number five as the Valvoline racing by Padgetts motorcycles rider aims to bring his TT wins tally into doble figures.

William Dunlop carries number six as the popular rider targets his first win on the mountain course whilst Tyco BMW team mate Guy Martin starts at number eight.

Ever popular Guy is excited about competing on S1000RR BMW’s which proved the bike to have at TT 2014 in the hands of Michael Dunlop.

Gary Johnson competing on GB moto racing Kawasaki’s holds number seven, the two times TT winner is confident of success with the factory Kawasaki backed team.

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After a difficult TT 2014 Ian Hutchinson goes into this year’s TT with new impetus as he competes for Paul Bird motorsport, Ian holds number nine for superbike, superstock and senior races.

Rounding out the first ten starters is fourth fastest rider in TT history and runner up in last years senior TT Conor Cummins.

Dean Harrison holds number eleven whilst three times TT winner Ryan Farquhar is away at number 14 as he competes on his own teams ZX10R Kawasaki superbike.

Keith Amor’s return to competition in 1000cc classes at Isle of Man TT sees him away at number 12 on Rig Deluge backed S1000RR BMW.

Tipped by many to push for race wins this year East Coast racing’s Lee Johnston is away at number 13.

Dan Kneen is still on the lookout for competitive machinery for TT 2015 which will see him hold number 15 for the big bike races.

Smiths racing’s David Johnson carries number 16 whilst 2012 TT privateers champion Dan Stewart is away at number 18. Fastest newcomer in TT history Peter Hickman carries number 17 on Briggs equipment backed S1000RR BMW.

Completing the top twenty starters is Steve Mercer who is set to compete on his own teams CBR 1000 Honda Fireblade.

Away at 21 is Dan Cooper who like Steve Mercer is running his own team in 2015, at 22 is reigning TT privateers champion Ivan Lintin who is competing for the RC Express racing Kawasaki team run by Roy Constable and Ben Constable.

Add in Russ Mountford, Derek Sheils, Horst Saiger, Michael Sweeney, Martin Jessopp, James Cowton, Jamie Coward, Andy Lawson, Andrew Soar, Jamie Hamilton, Daley Mathison and TT newcomers Derek Mcgee, Franck Petricola, Tom Mchale, Robbin Harms and the line up for the RST superbike race is superb.

Where only 86 days till the start of TT 2015 which is shaping up to be a thrilling two weeks action on the mountain course.

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