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Alastair Seeley starts as favourite in NW200 Superstock race

'The bikes have been faultless and it's just a matter or re-loading now for Thursday and giving it another bash' - Alastair Seeley
Tyco Suzuki's Alastair Seeley bids for his first victory of what could be a stunning Relentless International North West 200 for the Northern Irishman in Thursday's evening's Livewire AV Superstock race.

Seeley set the second fastest time on Tuesday behind fellow Northern Ireland man Ryan Farquhar, but feels his KMR Kawasaki rival gained a tow from his GSX-R1000 during the session.

The British Superbike ace, who has five victories at the North West 200, is being hyped as a possible winner of all five races on Saturday.

And Seeley made a blistering start to his preparations on Tuesday, claiming provisional pole in the Superbike and Supersport classes before being edged out by Farquhar in the Superstock session.

“I'm pretty happy with that first session. You can't get much better than P1 in both Superbike and Supersport and P2 in Superstock is also pretty good,” he said.

“The game plan wasn't to give Farquhar a tow to the provisional pole time in the 'stock class though, but it's front row starts so far and we can't complain.

“The bikes have been faultless and it's just a matter or re-loading now for Thursday and giving it another bash.”

Inclement weather is forecast on Thursday and Tuesday's times could prove crucial if final qualifying is held in unfavourable conditions.




Related Pictures

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Alistair Seeley Tyco Suzuki - [picture credit: Ian Hopgood Photography.com]
Guy Martin celebrates his Dundrod 150 Superbike win with the Tyco Suzuki team
Guy Martin on the Tyco Suzuki at the Ulster Grand Prix
Tyco Suzuki`s Guy Martin at the Ulster Grand Prix
Guy Martin on the Tyco Suzuki
Guy Martin on the Tyco Suzuki
William Dunlop on the Tyco Suzuki Supersport machine at the Isle of Man TT
John McGuinness on the Padgett`s Honda Supersport machine at the North West 200
John McGuinness on the Honda Fireblade at the North West 200
Tyco Suzuki rider Guy Martin at the North West 200
William Dunlop on the Tyco Suzuki at the North West 200
William Dunlop leads Conor Cummins at the North West 200
William Dunlop leads Conor Cummins at the North West 200
William Dunlop leads Conor Cummins in the first Superbike race at the North West 200
Michael Dunlop on the BMW S1000RR Superbike at the North West 200
Alastair Seeley [pic credit: Gavan Caldwell]
Michael Dunlop celebrates victory in the Superbike race at the North West 200
Michael Dunlop on his Superstock BMW at the North West 200

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