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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.



Related Pictures

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John McGuinness at Ballaugh Bridge on Honda TT Legends superbike
Keith Amor
Peter Hickman
William Dunlop at the Tandragee 100
Ryan Farquhar and William Dunlop at the Tandragee 100
Ryan Farquhar on the SGS/KMR Kawasaki Superstock machine
Guy Martin on the Tyco BMW at the Scarborough Spring Cup meeting
William Dunlop on the Tyco BMW
Alastair Seeley on the Tyco BMW
Alastair Seeley on the rostrum at the North West 200
Guy Martin leads Michael Dunlop at the Cookstown 100
Dean Harrison on the Mar-Train Yamaha at the Cookstown 100
Dean Harrison celebrates with the Mar-Train Racing team after winning the Senior race at the Scarborough Spring Cup meeting
Guy Martin in action at Scarborough
Gary Carswell
Dean Harrison with the new Mar-Train Racing Yamaha YZF-R1M
Ivan Lintin during practice for the Lightweight TT in 2014
Guy Martin testing the Tyco BMW at Almeria in Spain

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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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