Cooler conditions on the Isle of Man greeted riders on Thursday, but the pace was heating up in the Superbike class with Dean Harrison posting the fastest time of the week to date – 123.580 mph - on the Silicone Engineering Kawasaki.
Bruce Anstey was finally able to complete a lap in the third qualifying session for the Isle of Man Classic TT Races presented by Bennetts, having been forced to retire early in the first two sessions
Michael Dunlop again set the pace in the second qualifying session for the Classic TT presented by Bennetts on Tuesday, topping the board in the Superbike class.
Following the successful test session at the Bonneville Salt Flats with the Triumph Infor Rocket Streamliner, becoming the world’s fastest ever Triumph with a speed of 274.2 mph, Triumph Motorcycles has confirmed that the Streamliner will make a motorcycle land speed record attempt in mid-September.
The Classic TT presented by Bennetts is set to burst into life on Friday with the now traditional Paddock Carnival at the TT Grandstand ahead of Friday's final qualifying session and the two race days on Aug. 27 and Aug. 29.
After the frustration of Saturday’s cancelled practice session, the weather improved allowing a full qualifying session to kick off the Classic TT presented by Bennetts on the Isle of Man on Monday.
Cameron Donald will be riding one of the more esoteric machines at this year’s Classic TT Races presented by Bennetts as he prepares for Monday's first qualifying session on the Isle of Man.
Danny Webb will expand his participation in the Isle of Man Classic TT Races presented by Bennetts to three races with the news that the former 125cc/Moto3 Grand Prix ace will add the Motorsport Merchandise Superbike Classic TT Race to his schedule.
The sound and sight of the two strokes will grace the Mountain Course once more Aug. 26 with the newly introduced Sure Lightweight Race, one of the feature events at this year’s Classic TT presented by Bennetts.
Three-time motorcycle Grand Prix World Champion Freddie Spencer is the latest high profile name to be added to the star studded line up for this year’s Classic TT Races presented by Bennetts.