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Isle of Man TT 2013 – Lightweight TT first practice news

The first practice for the super-twin lightweight TT machines took place in perfect conditions all around the TT course. Michael Dunlop set the quickest time in practice with a speed of 113.56 mph on the Mcadoo racing ER6 Kawasaki. Finishing a close second fastest to Michael in practice was Ivan Lintin who lapped at a speed of 113.42 on the Mckinstry racing ER6 Kawasaki.

Michael Rutter and Conor Cummins went 3rd and 4th quickest on the KMR Kawasaki powered by Vauxhall super-twin bikes. Conor who was competing for the first time on the KMR Kawasaki powered by Vauxhall super-twin set a lap time of 112.59 mph. Cameron Donald went fifth fastest on the DP Coldplaning/TCR racing ER6 Kawasaki, Cameron lapped at a speed of 112.51 mph.

Dean Harrison set the sixth fastest time on the Stewart Smith racing ER6 Kawasaki, Dean lapped at 112.10 mph. Top TT newcomer from 2012, Jamie Hamilton lapped at 110.073 mph on the KMR Kawasaki powered by Vauxhall super-twin whilst top 5 finisher at the TT, Dan Kneen set a creditable lap time during super-twins practice by setting a lap time of 109.355 on the Track Electronics ER6 Kawasaki.

Gary Johnson was competing for the first time tonight on the WK bikes 650 super-twin. The bike made in China went well during practice as Gary set a competitive lap time of 109.504 mph. Shaun Anderson, Russ Mountford and Paul Shoesmith all lapped at over 107 mph during the opening super-twins practice at this years TT. Chris Palmer is back at the TT this year and went well during the super-twins practice lapping at 110.8 mph.

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