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Manx Grand Prix 2015 – Lightweight Race Report

Mountain course newcomer Mark Purslow clinched lightweight Manx Grand Prix victory, following a fantastic all round performance from the CBR 400 Honda mounted rider.

Mark battled throughout for race lead with fellow rising star Nick Anderson who was forced out of contention due to encountering reliability issues.


Dan Hodson finished a superb second, as he made it two podium finishes in successive years, in lightweight Manx GP.

CSC Racing’s Alex Sinclair finalised the top three finishers.

2014 newcomers C runner up Lancelot Unissart finished an excellent fourth, Craig Neve secured personal best Manx GP result, following fifth place finish on Call Mac Scaffolding backed NC35 Honda.

Completing the top six was Richard Bairstow.

Mike Carter was seventh, Dave Corlett eighth, Japan’s Masayuki Yamanaka a great ninth as Leon Murphy rounded out the top ten.

More notable performances included Gavin Brown in 12th, Shelley Pike in 13th, Simon Long in 14th and James Buckett in 16th.

Having sealed lightweight Manx Grand Prix victory, Mark Purslow has showed to everyone that he is a potential TT star of the future.

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