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Stats: Fastest Manx GP To TT Graduates 2010-2018

It’s been intriguing to find out that from 2010-2018 no less than 34 Manx GP to TT graduates, topped the 120 mph lap mark during their maiden TT Races campaign.

Fastest MGP to TT graduate is 2018 TT Privateers Championship runner-up Sam West, who in 2015 on his TT debut recorded a best lap speed of 126.451 mph.

Others during their TT debuts to surpass the 125 lap speed barrier were the late great Andy Lawson (125.387), Dave ‘Salty’ Sellers (125.367) and Wales quickest Manx GP competitor Barry Evans (125.09).

Further racers to bank impressive lap speed from their opening two week TT race tenures, include Shaun Anderson (124.874), the much missed James Cowton (124.577), Craig Neve (124.565), current Duke Road Race Rankings Champion Michael Sweeney (124.087).

Andy Dudgeon (123.839), Kamil Holan (123.713), Michael Evans (123.614), Chris Dixon (122.132), Darren Cooper (121.946) and Austrian star Julian Trummer (121.897).

Photo by Mark Corlett

The overall thirty quickest MGP to TT graduates from 2010-2018, reads as follows:

(Fastest lap speed located near racers name)

Sam West 126.451
Andy Lawson 125.387
David Sellers 125.367
Barry Evans 125.09
Shaun Anderson 124.874
James Cowton 124.577
Craig Neve 124.565
Michael Sweeney 124.087
Andy Dudgeon 123.839
Kamil Holan 123.713

Michael Evans 123.614
Derek Sheils 122.64
Raul Torras Martinez 122.534
Rob Hodson 122.394
Chris Dixon 122.132
Jamie Coward 122.072
Darren Cooper 121.946
Julian Trummer 121.897
Andrew Soar 121.886
Julien Toniutti 121.552

Marc Ironside 121.334
Grant Wagstaff 121.196
Paul Williams 121.167
Simon Fulton 121.112
Tom Weeden 121.018
Alex Pickett 121.01
Scott Wilson 120.862
James Neesom 120.855
Rhys Hardisty 120.64
Wayne Kirwan 120.555

Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou

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