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Isle of Man TT 2015

Wednesday 10th June 2015

Monster Energy Supersport Race 2

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Ian Hutchinson completed an incredible hat-trick of victories at the 2015 Isle of Man TT after taking the spoils in the Monster Energy Supersport second race.

Bruce Anstey once again provided the biggest challenge to Hutchinson, with the New Zealander quickly making second his own and keeping the leader honest throughout.

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Hutchinson continued to lead the way on lap three and managed to extend the lead to more than eight seconds, and despite Anstey closing the gap on the final circuit to as little as five seconds, Hutchinson put in an incredible run over the mountain to take a third victory of the week by 14.820 seconds.

Anstey held on for second aboard the Padgetts Honda, while Guy Martin got his first podium of the week on the Smith's Triumph.

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Monday 8th June 2015

Monster Energy Supersport Race 1

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The "Flying Kiwi" came a close 2nd to Yorkshire's Ian Hutchinson, with Ian managing to control the four-lap race to defeat Sunday's Superbike winner Bruce Ansety by 7.7 seconds.

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Sunday 7th June 2015

Isle of Man TT: Bruce Anstey wins Superbike opener

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Bruce Anstey secured his 10th Isle of Man TT victory by winning a thrilling six-lap Superbike race.

The New Zealander overhauled long-time leader Ian Hutchinson after the pit-stops at the end of the fourth lap to clinch his first 'big bike' success.

Padgett's Honda rider Anstey's winning margin was 10.97 seconds, the Kiwi setting a new race record.

Anstey, 45, also set the fastest lap of the day at 131.977mph on his final circuit.

"I can't believe it - I've been waiting a long time for this," said a delighted Anstey after the race.

"I almost ran into Michael on the last lap, which put me off my rhythm a bit, but I managed to get my head together again.

"I've won all the other classes but this is the one I wanted.  The bike ran perfectly."

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Monday's schedule has been changed with the first sidecar race at 11:15 BST, followed by the Superstock event at 1:15 and the opening Supersport race at 18:30.

Thursday 4th June 2015

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Qualifying Results - Bruce Anstey

RST Superbike Qualifying

3rd – 17:25:179


RL 360 Superstock Qualifying

5th – 17:49:134


Monster Suportsport Qualifying

2nd – 18:14:938


Wednesday 3rd June 2015

Bruce Anstey sets fastest Superbike speed

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Bruce Anstey set the fastest speed in the first session of timed Superbike practice for the Isle of Man TT.

The New Zealander lapped the Mountain Course at 128.64mph, with fellow Honda rider John McGuinness close behind at 128.59.

Anstey also topped the leaderboard in the Supersport class at 125.21, with Guy Martin on 123.08. 

Practice continues on Thursday and Friday evenings, with the first races scheduled to take place on Saturday.

Wednesday night practice - top 3 average speeds for a lap

Superbikes1 Bruce Anstey 128.64mph; 2 John McGuinness 128.59; 3 Ian Hutchinson 128.30

Superstocks1 David Johnson 125.18mph; 2 Michael Rutter 124.94; 3 John McGuinness 124.83

Supersports1 Bruce Anstey 125.21mph; 2 Guy Martin 123.08; 3 Gary Johnson 121.68