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TT 2016 – Gavin Lupton’s Maiden TT Races Appearance

TT 2016 marks 2011 newcomers B Manx Grand Prix winner Gavin Lupton’s first time competing at the Isle of Man TT.

For his maiden TT Races appearance, Gavin lines up for the rapidly improving Top Gun Racing outfit, alongside South African rising roads star AJ Venter.

The opening practice session of TT 2016 saw CBR 600 Honda mounted Gavin, lap at 109.878 mph, as he opened his fourth year of Mountain Course competition, in productive style.

It’s fair to say many people and me included, where pleasantly surprised to see Gavin, confirmed to be in action at TT 2016.

Commenting on the opening practice session of this years TT Races, and that the secret’s out, about his first appearance at the most famous road race in the world, Gavin said on his Facebook racing page.

“Well, l guess the secret is out. I’m only doing the TT. First steady practice tonight with a few minor issues, but nothing that can’t be sorted out for Monday. Happy enough.”

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Tomorrow night’s practice session, is scheduled to begin from 6:20 PM, with Gavin aiming to gradually build his pace and lap speeds on the Top Gun Racing CBR 600 Honda.

Words by Stevie Rial

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