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Here you go Helen

Sad about Guy Sad

Was listening live at the time, no names mentioned but you knew it was quite a serious off.

Rutter Sets New Record to Take Pole
Michael Rutter, the 34-year-old British motorcycle racer searching for a record-breaking seventh victory in the Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix grabbed pole position for tomorrow?s 41st running of the Far East Classic event.

This is the sixth time in 13 appearances that Rutter has topped the qualifying list but he admitted after the second and crucial timed session that he had had to ride harder than he had ever done before to be quickest.

Rutter, on the AVIVA Kawasaki 1000, lapped at a staggering 2:26.644 seconds, 1.3 seconds quicker than his record-breaking pole performance last year.

Austrian Thomas Hinterreiter on the Austria Racing Team Yamaha 1000 was second fastest just three tenths of a second slower than Rutter.

Britain?s John McGuinness, winner of the race in 2001 and keen to win this year after setting a sensational record 130mph lap at the Isle of Man TT races in June, was third fastest just over half a second behind the Austrian.

It was a disappointing day for Steve Plater. The 35-year-old Lincolnshire rider had been on provisional pole after Thursday?s opening qualifying session but was plagued throughout today?s one hour outing by an electrical fault on the AIM Racing Yamaha 1000 that prevented him from completing a flying lap.

The team is still busy searching for the cause of the problem and hope that it will be cured in time for Saturday morning?s warm up.

Even so, Plater?s quick lap on Thursday was enough to keep him on the front row of the grid for the 15-lap race with fourth fastest time, 1.3 seconds slower than the flying Rutter.

Fifth fastest was Guy Martin on the Solent Scientific Racing Honda 1000, but the 26-year-old Humberside, UK rider was a faller in the session, injuring a wrist and being ruled out of Saturday?s race.

Steve Allan was quickest in the separate 600 Class on the AIM Racing Yamaha. The 33-year-old from Perth in Scotland, winner of the race for the past two years, lapped in 2:29.652 seconds to qualifying an impressive seventh overall among the more powerful big bikes.

Allan was 3.7 seconds a lap faster than 32-year-old German Rico Penzkofer on the Yamaha Austria Racing Team 600 making his second appearance at the event.

Another Scot, Callum Ramsay (Solent Scientific Honda 600) snatched third best time in the Class just edging out American newcomer Jimmy Moore (AVIVA Kawasaki) who was making a racing return for the first time since breaking a bone in his right foot and his left ankle in a crash in America in June.

Is the link to listen and get timing !

16-11-2007, 10:49 AM
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