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The Isle of Man TT is the most famous road race in the world.

Since 1907 moments of history, excitement, drama, thrilling races, enthralling entertainment and much more have taken place on the mountain course.

Most recently Peter Hickman in this years senior TT chalked up a new outright lap record following a sensational lap speed of 135.452 mph. Peter is amongst one of the most highly regarded groups in world sport, which is been a race winner at the Isle of Man TT.

The legendary Joey Dunlop holds the record for most wins at the TT races, Joey’s total of TT victories stands at 26.

John McGuinness 23 times TT winner holds the record for most podium finishes, John has achieved to date 46 podium finishes at the most famous road race in the world.

Dave Molyneux with 17 victories is the most successful sidecar TT driver of all time whilst in recent years Michael Dunlop and Ian Hutchinson have brought their tally of TT victories up to 18 and 16 respectively.

At this moment in time the top riders in terms of TT victories, are as follows.

1st Joey Dunlop 26
2nd John McGuinness 23
3rd Michael Dunlop 18
4th Dave Molyneux 17
5th Ian Hutchinson 16
6th Mike Hailwood 14
7th Bruce Anstey 12
T8th Steve Hislop 11
Phillip McCallen 11
T10th Giacomo Agostini 10
Rob Fisher 10
Ian Lougher 10
Stanley Woods 10
T14th Mick Boddice 9
David Jefferies 9
Siegfried Schauzu 9
T17th Jim Moodie 8
Chas Mortimer 8
Phil Read MBE 8
Dan Sayle 8
Ben Birchall 8
Tom Birchall 8
Charlie Williams 8
T24th Mick Grant 7
Wolfgang Kalauch 7
Tony Rutter 7

Quickest 20 riders (Current Competitors) around the Mountain Course:

1 Peter Hickman 135.452
2 Dean Harrison 134.918
3 Michael Dunlop 133.962
4 Ian Hutchinson 133.115
5 John Mcguinness 132.701
6 Conor Cummins 132.589
7 James Hillier 132.414
8 Guy Martin 132.398
9 Bruce Anstey 132.298
10 Josh Brookes 131.745
11 Michael Rutter 131.709
12 David Johnson 131.595
13 Gary Johnson 130.945
14 William Dunlop 130.853
15 Lee Johnston 130.851
16 Martin Jessopp 130.653
17 Dan Kneen 130.347
18 Phil Crowe 129.957
19 Sam West 129.716
20 Steve Mercer 129.323

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