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Southern 100: Harrison Sets Monday Evening’s Superbike Practice Pace

Superbike TT lap record holder Dean Harrison got his latest Southern 100 campaign off to a perfect start this evening, as the reigning Solo champion powered to top of the Superbike practice time sheets.

In great conditions around the hugely popular Colas Billown course, Silicone Engineering Racing’s Harrison who last month doubled his tally of TT victories, quickest Superbike lap time from tonight stood at 2 minutes 16.78 seconds.

This gave him an advantage at the helm of the Superbike time sheets of just over 1.5 seconds, over nearest challenger Dafabet Devitt Racing’s Ivan Lintin (2.18.322).

Third fastest 2015 Super Twins Manx GP victor Rob Hodson (2.18.641) impressed in leading the BMW Motorrad challenge, whilst fourth, fifth and sixth quickest James Cowton (2.19.876), Adam McLean (2.20.240) and Wilcock Consulting Racing’s Michael Evans (2.20.614) all showed accomplished form.

Same applied to ninth quickest and leading Billown course newcomer Davey Todd (2.23.825), plus fellow impressive debutants Brian McCormack (2.25.784) and Martin Jones Racing’s Michael Sweeney (2.32.159).

Practice results are as follows:

1 Dean Harrison 2.16.780
2 Ivan Lintin 2.18.322
3 Rob Hodson 2.18.641
4 James Cowton 2.19.876
5 Adam McLean 2.20.240
6 Michael Evans 2.20.614
7 Ryan Kneen 2.23.289
8 Mark Parrett 2.23.416
9 Davey Todd 2.23.825
10 Mark Goodings 2.25.146
11 Seamus Elliott 2.25.227
12 Brian McCormack 2.25.784
13 Davy Morgan 2.25.797
14 Brendan Fargher 2.26.437
15 Adrian Harrison 2.27.104
16 Stephen McKnight 2.28.731
17 Dean Osborne 2.29.650
18 Paul Williams 2.30.449
19 Matt Mylchreest 2.31.151
20 Michael Sweeney 2.32.159

Words by Stevie Rial

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