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Stats: Leading Non Rostrum TT Finishers 2010-2019

Throughout the last ten TT meetings, no less than 48 solo racers have secured top ten finishes but no podium finishes at the world’s most famous road race.

Jointly holding the record for most top ten finishes without rostrums, both recording 10 leader board finishes during the 10’s are 2012 TT Privateers Champion Dan Stewart and 2015 British Superbike Champion Josh Brookes.

Photo by Mark Corlett

Like Stewart, Brookes, reigning IRRC Superbike Champion Davey Todd (7 top 10’s) has stood on a Classic TT podium but as yet hasn’t acquired an official TT rostrum finish.

Others who have banked three or more TT leader board finishes throughout the past decade are as follows:

Twice Senior TT winner Adrian Archibald (5 top 10’s), Aberdare Park king Dan Cooper (6 top 10’s), Jamie Hamilton (4 top 10’s) and Italian hero Stefano Bonetti (3 top 10’s).

Ben Wylie (3 top 10’s), Steve Mercer (3 top 10’s), current Duke Road Race Rankings Champion Michael Sweeney (3 top 10’s) and podcast star Dominic Herbertson (3 top 10’s).

The full list of those to secure top ten finishes but no rostrums from the past decade at the TT Races, is as follows:

(Number besides racer’s name indicates amount of top ten finishes accumulated)

Dan Stewart 10
Josh Brookes 10
Davey Todd 7
Dan Cooper 6
Adrian Archibald 5
Jamie Hamilton 4
Ben Wylie 3
Steve Mercer 3
Michael Sweeney 3
Stefano Bonetti 3
Dominic Herbertson 3
Ian Mackman 2
Roy Richardson 2
Olie Linsdell 2
Robert Wilson 2
Connor Behan 2
AJ Venter 2
Horst Saiger 2
Adam Child 2
Matt Rees 2
Shaun Anderson 2
Brian McCormack 2
Jenny Tinmouth 1
Davy Morgan 1
James McBride 1
Allan Brew 1
Yoshinari Matsushita 1
Mark Buckley 1
Russ Mountford 1
Chris McGahan 1
Dave Madsen Mygdal 1
Paul Owen 1
Chris Palmer 1
Timothee Monot 1
Michal Dokoupil 1
Michael Russell 1
Danny Webb 1
Colin Stephenson 1
Bjorn Gunnarsson 1
Jamie Hodson 1
Antonio Maeso 1
Phil Crowe 1
Sam West 1
Joe Thompson 1
Adam McLean 1
Julian Trummer 1
Paul Jordan 1
Mike Norbury 1

Words by Stevie Rial

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