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McGuinness claims 20th TT win with Senior triumph

Dunlop reduced the deficit on lap three to two seconds but McGuinness began to dig deep on the fourth lap and was over five seconds in front at the Bungalow.

Following the second round of pit stops, his lead was now up to 11 seconds over Dunlop, with Anstey into third place on his HM Plant/Padgett's Honda.

Quattro Plant Kawasaki rider Hillier was following McGuinness on the road and began to climb the leaderboard, slotting into fourth place.

McGuinness began the final lap with a lead of almost ten seconds from 24-year-old Dunlop as Hillier took over third by three tenths of a second from Anstey.

Martin was fourth, with Rutter and William Dunlop the leading half dozen.

McGuinness held station on the final 37.73-miles to close out a superb 20th victory over Dunlop, with Anstey narrowly edging out Hillier the final place on the rostrum by fractions of a second.

Tyco Suzuki's Martin claimed fifth ahead of Rutter on the third Honda TT Legends machine.




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John McGuinness on the Honda TT Legends Fireblade
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Michael Rutter on the Ripley Land Racing Honda at the Classic TT
Michael Rutter on the Ripley Land Honda
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John McGuinness on the Winfield Paton at the Classic TT
Ian Lougher on the Winfield Paton at the Classic TT
Michael Dunlop on the Team Classic Suzuki at the Classic TT
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notfastenuff

June 07, 2013 8:13 PM

Nice one John, Really made my day glad young dunlop finished the race or the doubters would say you had it easy. Respect with knobs on mate, Big Respect to M D on his 4 wins also. Finally best wishes to all the injured fans, and racers. Still Smiling

nealio

June 07, 2013 9:15 PM

Hooray! McGuinness is just brilliant on the Mountain. Dunlop is a real charger and the future but John really showed his caliber and why he is one of the legends of the TT. Very happy for McGuinness and glad to hear there were no critical injures at Bray Hill. Those who were lost this year will be remembered and the Isle of Man TT will roar on, it fires the soul, doesn't it?



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