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Stats: International Road Race Supersport Rostrum Finishers 2010-2019

Notorious for producing thrilling, exhilarating action, the Supersport category has wowed, amazed 1000’s upon 1000’s of race fans at International Road Races during the past decade.

The racer with the most middleweight category North West 200/TT/Ulster GP combined rostrum finishes throughout the 10’s is none other than the genius that is Bruce Anstey, who has chalked up no less than 22 podiums.

Photo by Rod Neill

Tied second behind Anstey on the podium finisher’s list are Michael Dunlop and Ashcourt Racing’s Lee Johnston, who both have 18 Supersport rostrum placing’s within their 10’s racing CV’s.

Four more competitors have acquired ten or more podium finishes, Ian Hutchinson (15), the late but great William Dunlop (14), North West 200 wins record holder Alastair Seeley (13) and world’s fastest road racer Peter Hickman (13).

Overall no less than 22 different racers has finished at least third or better within a Supersport race, to have taken place on the fabled Triangle, Mountain Course, Dundrod circuits throughout the 2010-2019 period.

The full list of racers to stand on the podium from NW200, TT, Ulster GP Supersport class competition within the 2010-2019 period, is as follows:

(Number beside racers name, indicates amount of rostrum finishes acquired by the competitor)

Bruce Anstey 22
Michael Dunlop 18
Lee Johnston 18
Ian Hutchinson 15
William Dunlop 14
Alastair Seeley 13
Peter Hickman 13
James Hillier 9
Guy Martin 8
Dean Harrison 8
Conor Cummins 8
Keith Amor 5
Cameron Donald 4
Gary Johnson 4
John McGuinness 3
Glenn Irwin 3
Martin Jessopp 3
Davey Todd 2
Ryan Farquhar 1
Josh Brookes 1
Adam McLean 1
Derek McGee 1

Words by Stevie Rial

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