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James Hillier Secures More Standout Results During A Consistent Year Of Road Racing

James Hillier has secured more standout results during a consistent year of road racing for him. The 2013 lightweight TT winner’s pure road racing season began at the Vauxhall international North West 200.

Opening supersport provided the Quattro Plant Muc off Kawasaki rider with solid top ten finish. Super twins race 1 saw James in the mix for a podium finish as he achieved 4th place finish following a highly accomplished performance.

Second super twins race would see conditions all round the triangle wet despite this James acquired 11th position following a tenacious performance. Final two races of the 2014 North West 200 provided him with 8th and 9th place finishes in second superstock and feature superbike races.

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Attentions for James now turned to TT 2014 where he was bidding to continue his great form shown at TT 2013 which included lapping at over 131.3 mph, winning his first TT and fourth place finish in senior TT.

The superbike TT saw the rider competing on Quattro Plant Muc off ZX10 Kawasaki lead at Glen Helen before holding fourth position at the end of lap 1. Unfortunately however for James brake issues halted his charge towards a potential podium finish as at the end of the prestigious six lap race he finished in ninth position.

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Supersport race 1 provided him with highly creditable seventh place finish whilst superstock race saw another top ten finish secured. Second supersport race would prove to be highly productive for the rider regarded by many as a multiple TT winner in waiting as he achieved excellent fifth place finish.

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The lightweight TT was next up and the reigning champion produced a battling performance throughout as he secured second position. James is the only rider in the last three years that have secured podium finishes in lightweight TT in 2012, 2013 and now in 2014.

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Senior TT beckoned and dynamite ended TT 2014 in good fashion with fifth position recorded finishing leading Kawasaki mounted rider in the race.

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Back on the mountain course for the classic TT races James produced a great all round performance finishing second in formula 1 classic TT on Greenall racing Kawasaki. This is the sixth fastest rider in TT history’s fourth podium finish on the most famous road racing circuit in the world.

Ever since he made his Isle of Man TT debut back in 2008 competing for Martin Bullock racing James Hillier has always been regarded as a future TT podium finisher and winner. The 2013 lightweight TT winner has proven in 2014 that he is established as a rider who can push for podium finishes across all classes at the Isle of Man TT.

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