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Re: 2015 IoM TT
« Reply #20 on: June 05, 2015, 09:11:02 pm »
Timed laps today.

Unfortunately Hudson Kennaugh did not qualify for Superbikes and Superstock 1000,  but did qualify for Supersport.   AJ. Venter qualified for all three classes.

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Hudson Kennaugh qualified in the last qualification runs.
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Re: 2015 IoM TT
« Reply #21 on: June 06, 2015, 10:41:06 am »
Michael Dunlop just said he doesn't believe Yamaha can give him a podium. At short notice he decided to rather race with BMW, as he just wants to win trophies.

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Re: 2015 IoM TT
« Reply #22 on: June 06, 2015, 08:57:48 pm »
Michael Dunlop just said he doesn't believe Yamaha can give him a podium. At short notice he decided to rather race with BMW, as he just wants to win trophies.

2SD, I know this hurts, but THE MAN IS RIGHT!

I really hate Yamaha-bashing! :peepwall:
 

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Re: 2015 IoM TT
« Reply #23 on: June 07, 2015, 07:32:32 pm »
AJ Venter finished 35th in today's Superbike Race. He also managed to reach one of his personal targets and managed a + 120mph average speed lap by doing one of the 6 laps at an average speed of 120.3mph. To give some perspective on this a achievement. 

- He raced a Superstock bike as his team does not have a Superbike spec bike. 
- His bike is a Honda Fireblade, now 4 years old. 
- Today's race had 72 starters, 45 finishers. 
- His IoM history is now 10 starts 10 finishes. 

Hudson Kennaugh did not complete the race today.
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Re: 2015 IoM TT
« Reply #24 on: June 07, 2015, 09:11:20 pm »
AJ Venter finished 35th in today's Superbike Race. He also managed to reach one of his personal targets and managed a + 120mph average speed lap by doing one of the 6 laps at an average speed of 120.3mph. To give some perspective on this a achievement. 

- He raced a Superstock bike as his team does not have a Superbike spec bike. 
- His bike is a Honda Fireblade, now 4 years old. 
- Today's race had 72 starters, 45 finishers. 
- His IoM history is now 10 starts 10 finishes. 

Hudson Kennaugh did not complete the race today.

Excellent for AJ Venter, really excellent.
 

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Re: 2015 IoM TT
« Reply #25 on: June 08, 2015, 11:06:01 am »
Hold thumbs for our guys today! 

Both AJ Venter and Hudson Kennaugh will compete twice today. 

Supersport Class:  AJ (Honda), Hudson (Triumph) this morning
Superstock 1000 Class:  AJ (Honda), Hudson (Buell) this afternoon.
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Re: 2015 IoM TT
« Reply #26 on: June 08, 2015, 11:11:07 am »
Just saw AJ's race time was fast enough to earn him a Bronze Replica.

For those who don't understand, the TT results is similar to our own Comrades Marathon.

Podium and trophy:  1st three places.
Silver Replica:  All riders who finish with a percentage of the time of the winner.  The percentage slipped my mind now.   :eek7:
Bronze Replica:  All riders who finish with a percentage of the time of the winner. 107% of the winner's time.
Medal:  All finishers.


 
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Re: 2015 IoM TT
« Reply #27 on: June 09, 2015, 06:09:39 am »
600 Supersport Race 1 and wow!   South African riders did us proud.

Hudson Kennaugh on his Triumph :  34
AJ Venter on his Honda: 35

Both earns themselves Bronze Replicas!

It mist have been and dice and a half between the two because,  after 4 laps,  252km, the difference was 3/10th of a second.   Average speed just over 115mph.

Winner was Ian Hutchinson on a Yamie.
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Re: 2015 IoM TT
« Reply #28 on: June 09, 2015, 12:15:40 pm »
Hudson Kennaugh on the EBR1190 he uses for both Superbike and Superstock classes:

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Re: 2015 IoM TT
« Reply #29 on: June 09, 2015, 12:20:08 pm »
AJ Venter on the Fireblade he uses in Superbike and Superstock classes:

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Re: 2015 IoM TT
« Reply #30 on: June 09, 2015, 12:52:35 pm »
Maybe a stupid question, but I can't help but wonder - how do you guys suppose a guy like Rossi would do in the IOM TT???
 

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Re: 2015 IoM TT
« Reply #31 on: June 09, 2015, 01:51:31 pm »
Maybe a stupid question, but I can't help but wonder - how do you guys suppose a guy like Rossi would do in the IOM TT???

Good question.
Suppose he is not allowed to partake in events like this? Risk of injury.
 

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Re: 2015 IoM TT
« Reply #32 on: June 09, 2015, 03:09:06 pm »
Maybe a stupid question, but I can't help but wonder - how do you guys suppose a guy like Rossi would do in the IOM TT???

Hard to say, really - when both a high-side and a low-side will probably kill you - pushing the envelope like circuit riders do ain't such a good idea.

Would love to see him try, though  :thumleft:
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Re: 2015 IoM TT
« Reply #33 on: June 09, 2015, 08:12:59 pm »
Michael Dunlop just said he doesn't believe Yamaha can give him a podium. At short notice he decided to rather race with BMW, as he just wants to win trophies.

2SD, I know this hurts, but THE MAN IS RIGHT!

Actually THE MAN IS HURT. Seems BMW rider aids not that great  :pot:

Michael is a good rider but I think it's shit style to drop his team at such short notice. He knew the R1 was brand new and undeveloped and he should have considered it when he signed up for them if he wanted a podium so bad.
 

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2015 IoM TT
« Reply #34 on: June 09, 2015, 08:17:39 pm »
Michael Dunlop just said he doesn't believe Yamaha can give him a podium. At short notice he decided to rather race with BMW, as he just wants to win trophies.

2SD, I know this hurts, but THE MAN IS RIGHT!

Actually THE MAN IS HURT. Seems BMW rider aids not that great  :pot:

Michael is a good rider but I think it's shit style to drop his team at such short notice. He knew the R1 was brand new and undeveloped and he should have considered it when he signed up for them if he wanted a podium so bad.

Yip, see he had a bad fall in the superbike race with new BMW and all...
 

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Re: 2015 IoM TT
« Reply #35 on: June 09, 2015, 08:56:10 pm »
Maybe a stupid question, but I can't help but wonder - how do you guys suppose a guy like Rossi would do in the IOM TT???

Up to the late 70's the IOMTT was the British Round of MotoGP.   It was then taken off the calender as too dangerous.   Rossi himself indicated that he would not race a bike there as it is too dangerous.
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Re: 2015 IoM TT
« Reply #36 on: June 09, 2015, 09:01:32 pm »


Actually THE MAN IS HURT. Seems BMW rider aids not that great  :pot:





Yip, see he had a bad fall in the superbike race with new BMW and all...


Jawellnofine.   The new BMW and all's riders aids are crap,  since they could not protect Michael from being knocked off his bike by the flying bike of another rider that crashed.  

Oh,  the man is not that hurt.   He finished 2nd,  crappy rider aids and all,  in today's Superstock 1000 race.
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Re: 2015 IoM TT
« Reply #37 on: June 09, 2015, 10:13:14 pm »
Fantastic sidecar performances today.
Fearless. Wow!
 

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Re: 2015 IoM TT
« Reply #38 on: June 10, 2015, 08:42:31 am »
Fantastic sidecar performances today.
Fearless. Wow!

Janee!   One can only shake you head.
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Re: 2015 IoM TT
« Reply #39 on: June 10, 2015, 02:43:23 pm »
Can someone explain why so few finishers? Is there a cut off time?

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