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Isle of Man TT 2014 – Tuesday Practice Superbike News

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Photo courtesy of Louis Porter, Lap Concepts

Bruce Anstey made it back to back top of practice sessions at TT 2014 by finishing on top in superbike practice on Tuesday with lap speed of 130.860 mph. Bruce competing for Valvoline racing Padgetts motorcycles is happy and confident in the potential of the teams superbike.

John McGuinness is getting better and better with each lap as his wrist continues to get better by each day. 20 time TT winner John lapped at 129.395 mph on Honda racing superbike.

Guy Martin produced a good lap speed of 129.164 mph whilst Michael Dunlop lapped for the first time at over 129 mph on factory backed S1000RR BMW in finishing fourth quickest.

Michael Rutter made it two BMW’s in the top five with lap speed of 128.728 mph. Conor Cummins is relaxed and content with Honda racing superbike, the two metre man produced a lap speed of 128.719 mph.

William Dunlop lapped at 127.910 and is pleased with progress on Tyco Suzuki by TAS superbike. Gary Johnson finished eighth quickest with lap speed of 127.707 mph on JRC racing CBR 1000 Honda Fireblade.

Dan Kneen and Ian Hutchinson rounded out the top ten during a nights practice session which took place in great conditions all around the mountain course.

James Cowton produced a personal best lap speed of 122.246 mph in going 17th fastest, Cameron Donald lapped at 120.858 on SG3 Norton proving that the Norton is highly competitive this year.

Leading newcomer was Peter Hickman who is continuing to greatly impress, Hicky lapped at 119.573 mph tonight on Ice Valley racing by Motorsave ltd S1000RR BMW. Second quickest newcomer was Martin Jessopp who lapped at a highly creditable 117.385 mph.

Alan Bonner competing for the peoples bike team recorded a lap speed of over 115 mph whilst fellow TT newcomer Callum Laidlaw lapped at 107.4 mph and is happy with the progress that he is making around the mountain course.

 

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