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Plater and McGuinness back with HM Plant Honda

Road racing stars and Isle of Man TT winners John McGuinness and Steve Plater will once again ride for the HM Plant Honda team in 2010, it has been confirmed.
The legendary Japanese manufacturer's UK arm has announced it will contest the 2010 TT with the same rider line-up which brought Honda victory in 2009.
John McGuinness took victory in the Dainese Superbike race, taking his tally of TT wins to an incredible 15, while Steve Plater won the blue riband PokerStars Senior TT, his second victory around the 37.73-mile Mountain Course.

Morecambe's McGuinness had looked like taking yet another Senior win in 2009, but was forced to retire after suffering mechanical problems.
There was some consolation though as he, once again, raised the lap record bar to a staggering average speed of 131.578mph.

Plater and McGuinness will ride Honda Fireblade Superbikes at the TT, as well as the North West 200.
Reigning British Supersport Champion Plater will also be continuing to campaign on the short circuits for HM Plant Honda, in the British superstock class for 2010.
McGuinness will also be in British short circuit action for Honda, under the Padgett's banner, in superstock, while fellow TT winner Ian Hutchinson – who took two wins in the same day during the 2009 event – will also be riding in Padgett's colours in the British Supersport Championship on the CBR600RR.


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John McGuinness wins the 2009 Isle of Man TT
Dean Harrison on the Silicone Engineering Kawasaki in the Senior TT.
Peter Hickman in the Senior TT on the Smiths BMW.
Michael Dunlop on the Bennetts Suzuki in the Senior TT.
Bruce Anstey on his way to victory in the TT Zero race.
Guy Martin on the Honda Racing Superbike.
Jochem van den Hoek.
Michael Rutter took victory in the Lightweight TT on the Italian Paton.
Dan Kneen celebrates with his team after sealing his maiden Isle of Man TT rostrum in the Superstock race.
Ian Hutchinson celebrates his Superstock victory.
Ian Hutchinson on his way to victory in the Superstock TT on the Tyco BMW.
Davey Lambert in the RST Superbike race.
A Sidecar narrowly missed spectators in an incident that was captured in a video posted on YouTube.
James Hillier on the JG Speedfit Kawasaki in the opening Supersport TT race.
Michael Dunlop in the Supersport TT.
Michael Dunlop on his Yamaha in the Supersport TT.
Peter Hickman claimed his maiden podium at the Isle of Man TT with a runner-up finish in the RST Superbike race.
Michael Dunlop at the start of the RST Superbike race on the Bennetts Suzuki.

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