TT Latest: Superstock

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Keep checking this story for the latest news from the Isle of Man TT:

Latest news: Monday June 5, Supertock and Sidecar A:

Bruce Anstey has won the TT Superstock race in the Scottish Life International event, battling hard against the Kawasaki of Ian Hutchinson.

Anstey’s Suzuki was only ever a few seconds ahead, until the final lap when the New Zealander was able to extend his advantage. Hutchinson led briefly on lap three, and eventually finished 8.3 seconds behind Anstey, with Jason Griffiths in third place. The race had been delayed due to patches of sea mist, but Anstey still managed an opening lap of 125.729.

In the sidecar A race, it was Nick Crowe and Darren Hope who emerged victorious after taking the lead halfway through the first lap. They finished 47 seconds ahead of Steve Norbury and Scott Parnell, with Simon Neary and Stuart Bond taking third.

Solo riders Jun Maeda and Seasmus Greene are still listed as critical, as is sidecar passenger James Cornell. Robbie Silvester and Kieth Stewart both crashed in saturday’s Superbike TT and are ‘comfortable’ in hospital, while two other riders – Barry Wood and Chris Petty – have been discharged.

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Saturday June 3: TT Superbike race:

John McGuinness has won the TT Superbike race to take his ninth win at the Isle of Man. Morecombe-based McGuinness set lap records on two of six laps on the HM Plant Honda Fireblade to finished 39.64 seconds ahead of Ian Lougher, with ian Hutchinson third.

McGuinness also set a race record on one hour 48 minutes and 52 seconds as he sped to victory. Both TAS Suzuki riders Bruce Anstey and Adrian Archibald were forced to retire early in the race.

MCN Staff

By MCN Staff