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Ulster Grand Prix Qualifying Round Up


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Bruce Anstey produced a fine lap speed of 133.1 mph to top the time sheets in combined superbike qualifying at 2014 Ulster Grand Prix. Valvoline racing by Padgetts motorcycles rider Bruce has shown once again the amazing talent that the Ulster Grand Prix and Isle of Man TT lap record holder has.

Guy Martin went second quickest with lap speed of 132.801 mph as William Dunlop lapping at 132.047 mph made it two Tyco Suzuki by TAS superbikes overall in top three. Michael Dunlop was fourth fastest, Lee Johnston fifth quickest and Dan Kneen completed top six. Peter Hickman is now officially the fastest newcomer in Ulster Grand Prix history following a dazzling lap speed of 131.190 mph on Ice Valley racing by Motorsave ltd S1000RR BMW.

Ivan Lintin lapped in 118 mph bracket to seal pole position for Ulster Grand Prix super twin race. Lee Johnston second quickest wasn’t far behind as KMR Kawasaki’s Keith Amor and Connor Behan finished third and fourth quickest. Michael Sweeney, Dan Cooper, Derek Mcgee, Glenn Irwin, Michael Dunlop and Christian Elkin round out top ten.

Michael Dunlop lead the way in superstock qualifying lapping at 131.657 mph on his own teams S1000RR BMW, Dean Harrison impressed going second quickest on RC Express racing ZX10 Kawasaki. Lee Johnston put the East Coast racing CBR 600 Honda on pole position for supersport races lapping at 126.825 mph as William Dunlop and Michael Dunlop overall qualified in second and third place positions on the grid.

Dean Harrison is fourth fastest overall on Mar Train racing R6 Yamaha, James Cowton lead the way in 250 qualifying lapping at 110.911 mph in what has being a brilliant day of qualifying sessions at the worlds fastest road race.

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