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TT 2016 – Saturday Practice – Ivan Lintin Showcases Super Twin Intentions

Ivan Lintin showcased tonight why many believe he will make it back to back lightweight TT victories, at TT 2016.

Piloting the Devitt RC Express Racing ER6 Kawasaki, Ivan was the only rider to lap in excess of 116 mph, as he surged to the top of the time sheets, following lap speed of 116.773 mph.


Photo by Louis Porter

2013 lightweight TT winner, James Hillier second fastest with lap speed of 114.341 mph, is confident of a race winning challenge on the Quattro Plant Muc Off ER6 Kawasaki.

Third quickest was James Cowton Cowton Racing by Radcliffe’s ER6 Kawasaki. The 2014 Duke Road Race Rankings champion set a more than creditable lap speed of 113.227 mph.

TT Races veteran and rider liasion officer John Barton, finished fourth fastest, lapping at 112.213 mph.

Finalising the top six in practice where Jamie Coward on his own teams ER6 Kawasaki backed by RJP Racing and Michal Dokoupil, who recently was victorious at Horice in the super twins class.

The challenge to the all conquering ER6 Kawasaki’s was lead by Gary Johnson on the factory CF Moto twin, lapping at 111.128 mph.

Completing the top ten was Anthony Redmond, two time junior Manx Grand Prix winner Michael Sweeney and Paton mounted Stefano Bonetti.

Rising star Sam West 109.470 mph, impressed on the Ice Valley Racing by Motorsave Ltd ER6 Kawasaki, as did Barry Furber and Paul Smyth, both competing for the first time at the Isle of Man TT, having enjoyed distinguished Manx Grand Prix careers.

TT 2016 – Saturday Practice – Lightweight Results

1 Ivan Lintin 116.773 mph
2 James Hillier 114.341 mph
3 James Cowton 113.227 mph
4 John Barton 112.213 mph
5 Jamie Coward 111.854 mph
6 Michal Dokoupil 111.420 mph
7 Gary Johnson 111.128 mph
8 Anthony Redmond 110.894 mph
9 Michael Sweeney 110.184 mph
10 Stefano Bonetti 110.176 mph
11 Martin Jessopp 109.941 mph
12 Sam West 109.470 mph
13 Paul Shoesmith 109.444 mph
14 Barry Furber 108.72 mph
15 Maria Costello MBE 108.39 mph

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