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Friday's finale at TT rescheduled due to poor weather

John McGuinness will have to wait a day longer in his bid to win his 20th Isle of Man TT race after poor weather stops play on Isle of Man
Friday's showpiece finale at the 2012 Isle of Man TT has been postponed until Saturday due to inclement weather conditions.

The organisers took the decision shortly after 9.30am on Friday morning, opting to reschedule the Lightweight Supertwin race until 10.45am on Saturday (three laps), with the six-lap PokerStars Senior TT due to commence at 1.30pm.

John McGuinness, who claimed his 19th TT victory in the Superstock race on Monday, can surpass Northern Ireland road racing idol Joey Dunlop as the most successful superbike rider ever on the Mountain course with victory in the Senior.

Both riders are poised on 13 victories apiece on the big bikes, although that could change on Saturday, when McGuinness starts a a red-hot favourite to follow up his Superbike TT success on the Honda Legends Fireblade.

In the Lightweight Supertwin event, Ryan Farquhar is fancied to build on his North West 200 triumph in the class.

MotoGP rider Cal Crutchlow and Moto2 ace Bradley Smith will complete a lap of the circuit in the Monster Energy Parade Lap prior to the Saturday Senior race.



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Michael Dunlop, Bruce Anstey and Ryan Farquhar were the top three in the Formula 1 race at the Classic TT
Dan Cooper and Michael Rutter in the 350cc Classic TT
Michael Dunlop won the Formula 1 Classic TT on the Team Classic Suzuki
Michael Rutter on the Ripley Land Racing Honda at the Classic TT
Michael Rutter on the Ripley Land Honda
Michael Dunlop and Michael Rutter at the Classic TT
Dean Harrison on the Black Eagle MV Agusta at the Classic TT
Peter Hickman on the Mistral Kawasaki at the Classic TT
Dean Harrison on the Steelcote Solutions Kawasaki at the Classic TT
Trevor Nation and Steve Spray on the JPS Rotary Nortons.
Picture courtesy of Motorcycle News
Lee Johnston on the Black Eagle Racing MV Agusta
Michael Dunlop on the Team Classic Suzuki at the Classic TT
John McGuinness on the Winfield Paton at the Classic TT
Dennis Hoffer at the Manx Grand Prix
Newcomers prepare to leave the line at the Manx Grand Prix

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Gilo999 - Unregistered

June 08, 2012 8:46 PM

personally I fancy William Dunlop on the Emerald Road Racing Bike, fantastic family and team, for all the hard work they do, some recognition would be great.



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