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Manx Grand Prix 2015 – Monday Night Practice Round Up

Opening practice session of the 2015 Manx Grand Prix saw rising stars, experienced competitors, up and coming riders all show excellent pace around the mountain course.

Senior Practice

PRF Racing’s Rob Hodson one of the favourites for senior Manx Grand Prix victory, laid down a marker in practice tonight, by instantly showing good form, lapping at 114.853 mph to finish fastest.

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Peter Symes 107.706 mph was second quickest, third fastest Derran Slous returning to competition on the most famous road racing circuit in the world lapped at 106.765 mph.

Junior Practice

Closely contested junior practice session saw Joe Newbould 111.168 mph top the time sheets. Joe who produced eye catching displays at Southern 100, was immediately on the pace on his own teams ZX6R Kawasaki.

2014 senior Manx GP runner up Michael Moulai 110.676 mph made it a Kawasaki 1-2 one two in practice, as he showed his proven quality on Des & Dot Colins Racing ZX6R Kawasaki.

Justin Collins finished a fine third fastest whilst Chris Preston Racing’s Glenn Harrison fourth quickest, showcased why many people believe he is in contention for junior Manx Grand Prix success.

Finalising the top six in practice where Davey Lambert and one of pure road racing’s fastest rising talents, Tom Weeden.

Super Twins Practice

Andy Dudgeon piloting Slick Bass backed ER6 Kawasaki, showed why he is amongst favourites for race victory, following lap speed of 105.706 mph, to finish fastest in super twins Manx GP practice session.

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KMR Kawasaki’s David Bell, 9th place finisher in 2004 senior TT, was second quickest lapping at 104.881 mph.

2014 newcomers B runner up Barry Furber, Ian Gardner, Jeff Ward and Murray Mcconnachie, all impressed in rounding out the top six in practice.

Lightweight Practice

Dan Hodson 96.878 mph lead the way in lightweight Manx GP practice.

Dave Taylor tipped as one of the pre race favourites, showed his credentials around the mountain course, lapping at 96.134 mph on his own teams Yamaha.

Gavin Brown thoroughly enjoyed Monday’s night’s practice session as he finished third quickest.

Rad Hughes fourth fastest was on the pace throughout as was fifth quickest Dave Corlett.

Top six in practice was concluded by Craig Neve, who is determined to in the future become an Isle of Man TT winner.

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