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Isle of Man TT 2014 – John McGuinness And Mugen Conquer TT Zero Race

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Despite the odd drop of rain around the mountain course conditions where good all round for this years TT zero race. From the start John McGuinness on Shinden Ni Mugen got a flying start to lead team mate Bruce Anstey by over five seconds at Glen Helen on lap 1 as Rob Barber occupied third place.

By Ramsey hairpin McGuinness lead over Anstey was up to over eleven seconds, Rob Barber and Robert Wilson where closely matched battling over third place whilst Mark Miller competing for team Vercarmoto held a solid top five position.

McGuinness upped his lead out front to over 18 seconds as we entered final stages of 2014 TT zero race where the stage was set for us all to see a new class lap record.

As John McGuinness passed Cronk Ny Mona on final lap the Mugen rider was fast homing in on his 21st triumph at the worlds greatest road race. The TT legend crossed the line to make it TT win number 21 setting a new TT zero lap record of 117.366 mph, Bruce Anstey finished second also breaking lap record with lap speed of over 115 mph.


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Rob Barber secured a brilliant third place finish on Buckeye Ohio university bike edging out Robert Wilson competing for Sarolea racing by 0.003 a second. Mark Miller finished fifth and Timothee Monot completed the top six in a race which saw Mugen conquer the TT zero race for the first time with 1-2 finish and a hugely impressive new lap record.

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