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Stats: Post 2007 – 75 Most Rapid Tandragee 100 Competitors

Since 2007 75 racers have recorded 100 mph plus lap speeds around the high speed, flowing, technical Tandragee 100 course.

Current outright lap record holder, following the opening Superbike encounter at Tandragee in 2018, is the much missed Dan Kneen, who registered an astonishing new PB lap speed of 109.609 mph.

Others to register lap speeds exceeding 108 mph are 19 times TT winner Michael Dunlop (109.297), triple Irish Road Race Superbike Champion Derek Sheils (108.896).

2018 Duke Road Race Rankings Champion Derek McGee (108.76), world record holder for the most road race victories Ryan Farquhar BEM (108.657) and twice Junior Manx Grand Prix winner Michael Sweeney (108.653).

Fastest Tandragee newcomer in history, seventh quickest competitor post 2007 is 2015 Senior Manx GP victor the late great Malachi Mitchell Thomas (107.97).

Photo by Rod Neill

In descending order, the quickest Tandragee 100 racers (current circuit configuration) reads as follows:

(Personal best lap speed located near racers name)

Dan Kneen 109.609
Michael Dunlop 109.297
Derek Sheils 108.896
Derek McGee 108.76
Ryan Farquhar 108.657
Michael Sweeney 108.653
Malachi Mitchell Thomas 107.97
Adam McLean 107.541
William Dunlop 107.502
Keith Amor 107.398

Shaun Anderson 107.234
Cameron Donald 106.93
Michael Pearson 106.027
John Burrows 105.926
Jamie Hamilton 105.908
Adrian Archibald 105.72
Davy Morgan 105.518
Davey Todd 105.409
Martin Finnegan 105.058
Thomas Maxwell 104.723

Connor Behan 104.371
Seamus Elliott 104.37
James Kelly 104.37
Conor Cummins 104.34
Alan Bonner 103.971
Wayne Kirwan 103.961
James Chawke 103.94
Kevin Fitzpatrick 103.867
Joe Loughlin 103.799
Michael Browne 103.748

Steven Procter 103.558
Graham Kennedy 103.554
Paul Cranston 103.527
Darryl Tweed 103.456
Andy Farrell 103.438
Paul Williams 103.377
Sam Wilson 103.142
William Davison 102.981
Joe Newbould 102.939
Tom Robinson 102.65

Michal Dokoupil 102.625
Stephen McKnight 102.607
David Mulligan 102.514
Darren Cooper 102.509
Colin Stephenson 102.424
Paul Jordan 102.412
Forest Dunn 102.365
Neil Kernohan 102.271
Michael Weldon 102.104
Dean Campbell 102.043

Rob Barber 101.96
Rhys Hardisty 101.751
John Donnan 101.67
Trevor Ferguson 101.494
David Coughlan 101.421
Richard McLoughlin 101.418
Gareth Evans 101.3
Mike Norbury 101.285
Damian Horan 101.139
Jamie Coward 101.13

Derek Brien 101.076
James Redpath 100.973
Gareth Keys 100.933
Dave Hewson 100.833
Alan Connor 100.822
Billy Redmayne 100.798
Tim Maher 100.775
Mark Hanna 100.74
Andrew Brady 100.577
Sam Johnson 100.434

Victor Gilmore 100.419
Stephen McIlvenna 100.306
Tom Weeden 100.155
Alan Kenny 100.131
Philip Shannon 100.044

Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou

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