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TT 2018: Monday Practice – Hickman, Lintin Top Superstock, Supersport Time Sheets

Further enhancing his reputation as very much a TT winner in the making, Smiths Racing’s Peter Hickman impressively cracked the 130 mph mark to surge to the top of tonight’s Superstock time sheets.

Hickman’s lap speed of 130.219 mph placed him over five seconds clear of second quickest and long time class pace setter Conor Cummins (129.584).

Tyco BMW’s Dan Kneen (128.843), Gulf BMW’s David Johnson (128.139) both showed sold, accomplished form in finishing third and fourth fastest, whilst Dean Harrison’s sole timed lap of 128.134 mph placed him fifth on the practice leader board.

Wrapping up the top ten on the practice leader board were Michael Dunlop (127.002), Ivan Lintin (126.821), Bathams SMT Racing’s Michael Rutter (126.192), Gary Johnson (125.939) and Hebden Bridge’s Jamie Coward (125.768).

Looking back on this evening’s Supersport practice it was Dafabet Devitt Racing’s Ivan Lintin (123.563) who headed the time sheets, as he proved again that he’s not just a specialist of Super Twins machinery.

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Nearest challenger to twice Lightweight TT champion Lintin in first rate conditions around the Mountain Course was Jamie Coward (122.99), whilst reigning Irish road race Supersport champion Derek McGee third fastest impressed in touching the 123 mph mark.

Others to impress included fifth quickest Dominic Herbertson (121.854), Austria’s Julian Trummer (119.728), Team ILR’s next gen roads star Joe Thompson (119.532), Matt Rees (118.324) and leading Mountain Course newcomer Adam Lyon (119.476).

Monday evening Superstock, Supersport practice results are as follows:

Superstock: – Full practice results to follow

1 Peter Hickman 130.219
2 Conor Cummins 129.584
3 Dan Kneen 128.843
4 David Johnson 128.139
5 Dean Harrison 128.134
5 Michael Dunlop 127.002
7 Ivan Lintin 126.821
8 Michael Rutter 126.192
9 Gary Johnson 125.939
10 Jamie Coward 125.768
11 James Hillier 125.611
12 Lee Johnston 125.526
13 Shaun Anderson 125.498
14 James Cowton 125.052
15 Sam West 124.816
16 Martin Jessopp 124.812
17 Ian Hutchinson 124.558
18 Stefano Bonetti 124.285
19 Dominic Herbertson 123.321
20 Steve Mercer 122.887
21 Rob Hodson 122.676
22 Ryan Kneen 121.964
23 Kamil Holan 121.787
24 Dan Cooper 121.536
25 Derek McGee 121.156
26 Brian McCormack 120.303
27 Adam Lyon 120.186
28 Dave Hewson 120.151
29 Barry Furber 120.048
30 Craig Neve 119.469
31 Tom Weeden 119.385
32 Darren Cooper 119.336
33 Mark Parrett 119.241
34 George Spence 119.177
35 Davey Todd 119.148
36 Jim Hodson 118.607
37 Paul Jordan 118.029
38 Davy Morgan 117.957
39 Rhys Hardisty 117.658
40 Ian Pattinson 117.474
41 Bjorn Gunnarsson 117.370
42 Richard Charlton 117.019
43 Adrian Harrison 116.682
44 Fabrice Miguet 116.667
45 Paul Williams 116.310
46 Eric Wilson 115.857
47 Josh Daley 115.553
48 Andy Dudgeon 114.414
49 Rob Whittall 114.236
50 Matt Mylchreest 114.067
51 David Jackson 113.933
52 Mike Norbury 113.218
53 William Dunlop 113.138
54 Julien Toniutti 113.070
55 Michael Booth 111.115
56 Chris Petty 110.271

Supersport: – Full practice results to follow

1 Ivan Lintin 123.563
2 Jamie Coward 122.99
3 Derek McGee 122.783
4 James Cowton 121.960
5 Dominic Herbertson 121.854
6 Dan Cooper 120.311
7 Julian Trummer 119.728
8 Joe Thompson 119.532
9 Adam Lyon 119.476
10 Matt Rees 118.324
11 Marc Ironside 117.759
12 Mark Parrett 117.53
13 Nick Anderson 117.429
14 Jonathan Perry 116.848
15 Adam McLean 116.637
16 Timothee Monot 116.363
17 Adrian Harrison 116.313
18 Richard Charlton 116.219
19 Barry Evans 116.056
20 Mark Goodings 115.957
21 Darren Cooper 115.907
22 Michael Booth 115.873
23 Rob Hodson 115.764
24 Richard Wilson 115.067
25 Jim Hodson 114.958
26 Jamie Williams 114.873
27 Paul Williams 114.717
28 Xavier Denis 114.354
29 Rhys Hardisty 114.114
30 Julien Toniutti 114.073
31 Raul Torras 114.037
32 Justin Collins 113.581
33 Emmett Burke 112.883
34 Rob Whittall 112.328
35 Frank Gallagher 112.157
36 Sam Johnson 111.898
37 Mike Norbury 111.387

Words by Stevie Rial

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