Detailed forecast

Issued on Friday, 04 September 2015 at 7:45am by Ronaldsway Met Office

Dry this morning with some bright or sunny intervals, then cloud will thicken during the afternoon, possibly bringing a little patchy drizzle later this afternoon and evening as mist develops over the hills. Mainly moderate north or northwest winds at first, increasing fresh to strong in places later in the day. Maximum temperature a cool 15°C.

10:15 - SuperTwin/Lightweight MGP (2 classes)(4 laps)

09:45

30 minute signal sounded

10:00

15 minute signal sounded

10:15

The Supertwin race is GO

Rob Hodson leads away down Glencrutchery, the Dave Lumsden, next is David Bell, then D Slous, then T Robinson, next is A Farrell, then R Charlton, then Nick Jefferies, the A Dudgeon & then McConnachie and then J Hodson and Rhys Hardisty (Keith Clarke - non-starter), J Markham then I Gardner (pulled up in with visor problems), Ewan Hamilton - (non starter),

Glen Helen - Lap 1
R Hodson goes through, a gap to D Bell and D Lumsden close together, the it is D Slous, next is T Robinson and A Farrell, now it is N Jefferies, then A Dudgeon and R Charlton together, next is J Hodson and McCOnnachie, next is D Osborne and Rhys Hardisty,

1: R Hodson

2: D Bell

3: A Farrell

4: N Jefferies

5: A Dudgeon

6: D Slous

7: C Rhys-Hardisty

8: B Furber

10: D Osborne

Hodson leading Bell at Ballaugh by 9+ secs

Hodson clocks a 148 at Sulby

S Connolly retires at Ballagerry

D Bell retires at Kerrowmoar

Ramsey - Lap 1
First through is R Hodson, then a gap to D Slous and D Lumsden, next is A Farrell and T Robinson and N Jefferies, next is A Dudgeon. A gap to R Charlton and J Hodson, now it is D Osborne

1 R Hodson

2 N Jefferies +24

3 A Dudgeon

4 A Farrell

5 D Slous

6 B Furber

7 J Hodson

8 D Osborne

9 T Robinson

10 D Lumsden

A Farrell slips into 2nd at the Bungalow and Nick Jefferies slips back to 4 th

Grandstand - End of Lap 1
First across the line and straight through is Rob Holden at 114.55 mph

(New Lap Record)
A gap now to D Slous coming into the pits and A Farrell goes through. As does D Lumsden. Nick Jefferies gos through, N Dudgeon comes into the pits. Both Slous and Dudgeon re-fuelled and got out ok.

1 D Hodson

2 A Farrell

3 N Jefferies

4 A Dudgeon

5 D Slous

6: B Furber

7 D Osborne

8 J Hodson

9 T Robinson

10 D Lumsden

Tom Robinson retires at Braddan

Glen Helen - Lap 2
Rob Hodson is first through on the road. A long gap now back to A Farrell and D Lumsden. Next is N Jefferies and then D Slous. A gap to A Dudgeon then it is J Hodson behind him, a gap to D Osborne and R Charlton, then it is McConnachie and Furber

1 R Hodson

2 A Farrell

3 N Jefferies

4 N Furber

5 J Hodson

6 D Osborne

7 A Dudgeon

8 T Gottschalk

9 D Lumsden

10 D Slous

Ramsey - Lap 2
And R Hodson goes through looking smooth and comfortable, a long gap now to A Farrell, another gap to N Jefferies and then it is D Lumsden, D Slous goes through, then A Dudgeon goes through, next is J Hodson,

1 R Hodson

2 A Farrell + 43

3 N Jefferies +5

4 B Furber

5: J Hodson

6 A Dudgeon

7 T Gottschalk

8 D Slous

9 D Lumsden

10 M McConnachie

Grandstand - End of Lap 2
Rob Hodson is into the pits to refuel and he fires up and is out again before the next man appears. Next it is A Farrell who comes in, then it is Nick Jefferies, D Slous goes straight through, D Lumsden comes into the pits, A Dudgeon goes through, Lumsden is away, J Hodson is in. B Furber is in,

1 R Hodson

2: A Farrell +42

3 N Jefferies +14

4 A Dudgeon

5 B Furber

6 D Osborne

6 J Hodson

7 D Slous

8 T Gottshalk

9

10

A Farrell retires at Quarter Bridge

Glen Helen - Lap 3
Rob Hodson runs through, A Dudgeon goes through, then it is Nick Jefferies, D Slous goes through, next is D Lumsden, next is J Hodson, next is B Furber and then it is T GOttschalk

1 R Hodsen

2 A Dudgeon +36

3 N Jefferies +30

4 D Slous +0.8

5 B Furber

6 J Hodson

7 T Gottshalk

8 D Lumsden

9 M McConnachie

10 R Charlton

Ramsey - Lap 3
Rob Hodson runs through, then a long gap to D Slous, next it is A Dudgeon, now comes Nick Jefferies, D Lumsden goes through, a gap to J Hodson, then B Furber, then it is T Gottshalk

1 R Hodson

2 A Dudgeon +43

3 N Jefferies +30

4 D Slous +5

5 B Furber

6 J Hodson

7 T Gottshalk

8 D Lumsden

9 J Markham

10 M McConnachie

Grandstand -End of Lap 3 - Last Lap
Rob Hodson goes straight through onto his last lap, a long gap now to D Slous, A Dudgeon and then N Jefferies, next through is D Lumsden and next is J Hodson and B Furbe and then T Gottschelk

1 R Hodson

2 A Dudgeon + 41

3 N Jefferies +38

4 D Slous +11

5 B Furber

6 J Hodson

7 T Gottschalk

8 D Lumsden

9 J Markham

10 M McConnachie

Glen Helen - Last Lap
Rob Hodson runs through well out in front. Next is D Slous and then A Dudgeon and then it is Nick Jefferies, next is D Lumsden and then J Hodson and B Furber. T GOttschalk gos through

1 R Hodson

2 A Dudgeon +45

3 N Jefferies +43

4 D Slous +11

5 B Furber

6 J Hodson

7 T Gottschalk

8 D Lumsden

9 J Markham

10 M McConnachie

D Osborne retires at Cronk -y-Voddie

D Slous stopped at Ballaugh (making an adjustment)

Ramsey - Last Lap
Rob Hodson goes through for the last time in this race.

A very long gap now to A Dudgeon and then it is Nick Jefferies looking good for a podium at this point.

Then a gap to D Lumsden. J Hodson and B Furber

1 R Hodson

2 A Dudgeon +51

3 N Jefferies +44

4 B Furber +47

5 J Hodson

6 D Lumsden

7 T Gottschalk

8 D Slous

9

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Grandstand - Finish Line
Rob Hodson crosses the line and takes 1st place by a long distance.

(Lap and Race Record)
Next across the line is A Dudgeon and in 3rd is Nick

"Splashdown" Jefferies

1 R Hodson

2 A Dudgeon

3 N Jefferies

4 B Furber

5 J Hodson

6 D Lumsden

7 T Gottschalk

8 M McConnachie

9 R Charlton

10 D Slous

Congratulations to all riders and especially to Forum regular Nick "Splashdown" Jefferies who takes a podium place, 40 years on since his first MGP race.

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