Since 2013 Senior Classic TT Races have evoked countless great memories for Grand Prix Racing, International roads and of course TT fans.
Through the past three years, Paton mounted competitors have continued to dominate the 500cc machinery based class.
The quickest three class exponents from the late 2010’s all piloted Paton’s sponsored respectively by Team Winfield and Speed Motor. They are as follows:
Photo by Mark Corlett
23 times TT winner John McGuinness (111.679), 2017 Senior Classic Champ Josh Brookes (111.295) and North West 200 Super Twins victor Stefano Bonetti (110.952).
Leading non Paton racer since 2017 is reigning Junior Classic Champion, perennial front runner aboard the Ted Woof/Craven Manx Norton Jamie Coward, who like McGuinness, Brookes and Bonetti has topped the 110 mph lap mark.
Nine times International Road Race victor Lee Johnston (108.913) is currently Honda’s fastest Senior Classic competitor whilst positions 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th in terms of quickest Senior Classic racer’s from 2017-2019, are held by the following:
The much missed William Dunlop (109.912), Podcast star Dominic Herbertson (108.596), Maria Costello MBE (108.511) and yesteryear racing greats Alan Oversby (107.923), Bill Swallow (107.712).
Words by Stevie Rial