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Saturday 29th August
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Saturday 29 August
       
Roads Close at 11:00 until no later than 2:100
         
11:45 - Classic TT 350, F1 & F2 (Practice)

12:50 - VMCC Parade Lap

14:30 - The 500cc Classic TT Race (4 laps)

16:45 - Newcomers A, Senior, Junior (Practice)

18:15 - Norton Rotary Racers Parade Lap

19:00 - Newcomers B/C, Supertwin, Lightweight (Practice)


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07:30 - 18:00

Manx Radio TT Coverage
07:30 - Bikers Breakfast
09:30 - Race Coverage
16:00 - Burn Out

Detailed forecast
Issued on Friday, 28 August 2015 at 8:15pm by Ronaldsway Met Office

Saturday will then be another largely dry day with good sunny intervals again, although one or two scattered showers are possible, these most likely around the middle of the day. Still quite breezy initially with fresh southerly winds in places, but during the afternoon and evening winds will become lighter. Maximum temperature 18 or 19 Celsius.

Bungalow Webcam- HERE

Live Timing HERE


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RE: Saturday 29th August
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Detailed forecast
Issued on Saturday, 29 August 2015 at 8:50am by Ronaldsway Met Office

Mostly dry and bright today with sunny intervals and just a slight risk of an isolated passing shower.
Moderate or occasionally fresh south or southwest winds, with the maximum temperature 18 Celsius.

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11:00 - Roads are closing for a go at 11:45 with the Classic TT 350, F1 & F2 (Practice)

Bennetts 500cc Classic TT - List of Riders
Conor Cummins & Gary Johnson are among the non-starters for todays 500cc Race

11:40 - 5 minute warning for start of Practice given

A few damp patches around the circuit, otherwise all looks good.

11:45 - Practice is GO

Bud Jacksons bike goes "pop" 20 yards from the start line
Ryan Farquhar clocks a 174 at Sulby on the Harris Yamaha
Peter Hickman clocks a 172.
Billy Redmayne retired at Braddan
Dean Harrison, Adrian Harrison & Andy Wilson all Retired
Phil Harvey, Brian Cooper Retired

Looks like Bruce has woken up this morning as reports are that he is "flying" on this lap.
Lee Johnston and Ryan Farquhar both clock laps of 122+
Bruce was clocked with a 122.55 lap on Lap 1

James Hillier retires at the Mountain Box

Peter Hickman does a 123.36 on his second lap

126.00 For Bruce on his second lap
( Unofficially smashing the lap record )

Nick Jefferies has retired at Ballacraine
Nick Anderson retired at Guthries

Practice session 1 Complete

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RE: Saturday 29th August
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There will now be a 15 minute delay to the start of the 500cc TT Classic Race.
Due to Oil spill cleanup operations, Stella Maris to the Waterworks and another from the  Nook to the Start Line

New Projected Start of 14:45hrs

Generally good out there, with a few damp patches.

Bud Jackson managed to get a lap in earlier today and starts the race.

14:45 - The 500cc Classic TT Race is GO

McGuinness leads away down Glencrutchery

Rutter next and then Michael Dunlop, next is Olie Linsdell, then Dan Cooper, Now it is William Dunlop, No one at 6, next is Danny Webb, then Ryan Farquhar. Lougher goes off, Dean Harrison away, Lee Johnston is away after he stalled the MV on the way to the line., Keith Amor is next, then Alan Oversby.

Glen Helen  Lap 1

McGuinness through first on the road, and a gap to Rutter. Next is Michael Dunlop closing on Rutter. Now comes Dan Cooper and Olie Linsdell together. Now it is Ryan Farquhar making up time, Danny Webb goes through. Oversby and Amor run through together.

1: McGuinness
2: Farquhar
3: D Harrison
4: Lougher
5: L Johnston
6: M Dunlop
7: M Rutter
8: A Oversby
9: D Cooper
10: D Webb.


Farquhar takes the lead by Ballaugh with 17 secs over McGuinness (trouble for John ???)
Lougher clocks 146.8 at Sulby
Farquhar clocks 144 through Sulby and McGuinness clocks 137.
W Dunlop, M Rutter and Maria Costello all retired

Ramsey - Lap 1

First through is M Dunlop, next after a big gap is D Cooper, next is Olie Linsdell, Now comes Lougher and Dean Harrison with D Webb behind them. Now it is Lee Johnston, a long gap to A. Oversby then K Amor and J Coward

John McGuinness retires at Parliament Square. Ryan stopped making adjustments just after Parliament Square.

1: D Harrison
2: I Lougher
3: L Johnston
4: M Dunlop
5: D Cooper
6: A Oversby
7: J Coward
8: D Webb
9: C Swallow
10: O Linsdell

Bud Jackson Retires

End of Lap 1

First across the line is Michael Dunlop, next is Dan Cooper, then D Harrison and Ian Lougher (into the pits), D Webb and Olie Linsdell go through. Then it is a gap to A Oversby, then J Coward

1: D Harrison
2: I Lougher
3: L Johnston
4: M Dunlop
5: D Cooper
6: D Webb
7: A Oversby
8: J Coward
9: C Swallow
10: O Linsdell

Lougher gets a 30 sec speed penalty after his pit stop.

Glen Helen - Lap 2

Michael Dunlop first through, a gap to D Cooper and then Dean Harrison. A gap to Lee Johnston and with him is D Webb, next is Olie Linsdell. Now comes Ian Lougher losing his 2nd place and dropping do the leader board. Now it is A Oversby, then it is J Coward, next is C Swallow. A long gap then to K AMor, and behind his is I Lintin.

1: D Harrison
2: L Johnston
3: M Dunlop
4: D Cooper
5: D Webb
6: A Oversby
7: J Coward
8: I Lougher
9: C Swallow
10: O Linsdell


Lougher by far the fastest through Sulby clocking a 146.5 and closest to him is Lee Johnston with a 143.

Ramsey - Lap 2

First through is Michael Dunlop, then a gap to Dean Harrison on the MV, Now it is Lee Johnston also on an MV. Now comes D Webb and Lougher on his tail. Next is Olie Linsdell. A long gap to A Oversby and then Jamie Coward. A gap to Chris Swallow. A very long gap back to Keith Amor

1: D Harrison
2: L Johnston
3: M Dunlop
4: D Webb
5: I Lougher
6: J Coward
7: A Oversby
8: C Swallow
9: O Linsdell
10: K Amor

Michael Rutter back on the circuit after what would appear some adjustments
Lougher up to 4th by the Bungalow

Grandstand - End of Lap 2

M Dunlop through and away on Lap 3. A long gap to D Harrison coming into the pits for a "splash and dash". Lee JOhnston also in for the same. Lougher flat through and away on his 3rd lap. Danny Webb goes through, Dean Harrison is away, Lee Johnston is away. Olie Linsdell is in for some fuel. A Oversby is in for fuel

1: D Harrison
2: L Johnston +17
3: M Dunlop +38
4: I Lougher +30
5: D Webb
6: J Coward
7: A Oversby
8: C Swallow
9: O Linsdell
10: N Jefferies

Glen Helen - Lap 3

M Dunlop through in among the traffic, next is I Lougher, now it is D Harrison, next is D Webb then Lee Johnston. A long gap to J Coward, next is C Swallow. A long gap back to K Amor

1: D Harrison
2: M Dunlop +3
3: L Johnston +14
4: I Lougher + 27
5: D Webb
6: J Coward
7: C Swallow
8: N Jefferies
9: K Amor
10: Wattie Brown

Olie Linsdell and A Oversby Retired

Ramsey - Lap 3

Michael Dunlop runs through looking good. Ian Lougher comes through then it is Dean Harrison. Next is Lee Johnston and D Webb. Jamie Coward goes through, next is Chris Swallow

1: D Harrison
2: M Dunlop +12.8
3: L Johnston +7
4: I Lougher + 4
5: D Webb +49
6: J Coward +3.5
7: C Swallow +16
8: N Jefferies
9: K Amor
10: Wattie Broon

The top 4 riders are all running close on times at the Bungalow.

Grandstand - End of Lap 3 and Start of Last Lap

Michael Dunlop goes through, Lougher is nest then Dean Harrison, Now it is Lee Johnston. D Webb into the pits and retires. A long gap now to Jamie Coward, next is Chris Swallow

1: D Harrison
2: I Logher + 25
3: M Dunlop + 0.2
4: L Johnston + 1.1
5: J Coward + 1.10.234
6 C Swallow
7 D Webb
8 K Amor
9: N Jefferies
10 Wattie Brown

Glen Helen - Last Lap

Michael Dunlop goes through, then it is Lougher looking and sounding good. Now it is Dean Harrison and then a gap to Lee Johnston. Then a gap to Jamie Coward and next is Chris Swallow

1: D Harrison
2: I Lougher +24
3: L Johnston +6
4: M Dunlop +1.2
5: J Coward +1:19.5
6: C Swallow
7: K Amor
8: N Jefferies
9: Wattie Brown
10: I Lintin

Lougher clocks a 145.9 at Sulby

Ramsey - Last Lap

Michael Dunlop goes through with a Traveling Marshal. Lougher is next to appear, now it is Dean Harrison. Then a gap to Lee Johnston on his MV. A long gap to Jamie Coward.

1: D Harrison
2: I Lougher + 23
3: L Johnston + 13
4: M Dunlop +6
5: J Coward
6: C Swallow
7: K Amor
8: N Jefferies
9: Wattie Brown
10: D Madsen-Mygdal

Michael Dunlop retires on the Mountain Mile
Johannes van de Pol airmed to Nobles after incident at Tower Bends (leg fracture).

Spitting rain at Signpost (Thanks Stroller)

Finish Line

Lougher is first across the line, then it is Dean Harrison and then Lee Johnston for the top 3.

Provisional Placings

1: Dean Harrison
2: Ian Lougher +26
3: Lee Johnston + 14
4: Jamie Coward
5: Chris Swallow
6: K Amor
7: Dave Madsen-Mygdal
8: Wattie Brown
9: Ivan Lintin
10: Philip McGurk
11: Dave Matravers
12: Bruno Leroy

Nick Jefferies retired at the Gooseneck


Full and Final Results HERE.

 RACE REPORT - HERE
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RE: Saturday 29th August
Starting to rain near Signpost..... Only a few spots but darker cloud moving in
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RE: Saturday 29th August
Looks like rain holding off for now
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RE: Saturday 29th August
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16:45 - Newcomers A, Senior, Junior (Practice)
Delay to start due to a clean up operation (oil on the circuit)

17:02 - 5 minute notification to start of Practice

And they are away.

Commentary Transmission Break until 18:00 hrs.

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18:10 - 10 minute delay to the start of the Norton Rotary Lap

18:26 - And the Parade Lap is GO


19:00 - Newcomers B/C, Supertwin, Lightweight Practice is GO

19:30 - And so that is that until Monday when roads close from 09:30 onwards.


.Injured Riders

Newcomer Sjak Van Dijk from Holland was taken to Nobles Hospital by airmed with a suspected arm fracture after an accident at Sarah’s Cottage.  

Chris Dowling was reported to have fractures after an accident at Sulby Bridge and was taken by airmed to Nobles Hospital for treatment.


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RE: Saturday 29th August
Anyone know what happened to Dan Cooper?
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RE: Saturday 29th August
excellent updates Malcolm! Very much appreciated!
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RE: Saturday 29th August
Taking only into account what I would call "proper" Manx Grand Prix competitors, I reckon Jamie Coward won that, with everyone behind him 


moving up three places. Excellent ride, Jamie!!
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