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TT 2016 – Ivan Lintin Sets Sights On Lightweight TT Double

Reigning lightweight TT winner Ivan Lintin, is setting his sights on making it back to back lightweight TT victories.

At present second quickest throughout the lightweight practice sessions, the six time international road race winner will start for many the race favourite.

Recently Ivan finished a more than creditable 14th in the RST Superbike race, following an accomplished and text book performance on the Devitt RC Express Racing ZX10R Kawasaki.

Having impressed throughout practice week, lapping in excess of 127.7 mph, he’s without a doubt a dark horse for a podium finish, in tomorrow’s Royal London 360 Quantum superstock TT.

Tomorrow also sees Ivan in action on the Devitt RC Express Racing’s ZX6R Kawasaki, but it’s the teams 2016 spec ZX10R Kawasaki, which is set to provide the world class roads competitor, with his best chance of a podium finish on Monday.

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When asked what his favourite part of the magnificent Mountain Course is, Ivan said through Sarah’s Cottage to the 13th Milestone.

A fan of the lightweight TT, moving to four laps, Ivan Lintin regarded by many as the leading super twins competitor on the roads, has every chance of etching his name into TT history, on Wednesday.

As he aims to become one of only a select amount of competitors, to have become a twice winner at the most famous road race in the world.

Words by Stevie Rial

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