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Manx rider Cummins reflects on 'frustrating' TT

'I was happy enough with fifth place in the Superbike TT, but this year's whole event was a bit frustrating' - Conor Cummins
Milwaukee Yamaha's Conor Cummins has reflected on a 'frustrating' Isle of Man TT, with the Manx rider achieving a best result of fifth in the Superbike race in the feature races.

Cummins retired from the opening Supersport race before finishing tenth in the second on his Yamaha R6, but retired from the Superstock and Senior TTs.
His best lap this year was 129.01mph on the YZF-R1 Superbike.

Cummins, who finished on the podium in third place in the Lightweight race on the KMR Kawasaki, is seeking solace in next month's Southern 100 road races at Billown.

“I was happy enough with fifth place in the Dainese Superbike TT, but this year's whole event was a bit frustrating - as I just couldn't find a setting that I was really comfortable enough with to challenge the boys at the front,” he said.

“Sometimes I wasn't riding the Superbike, it was riding me, but it's an awesome bit of kit and mega fast; a great bike.

“We just need some set-up time before the Southern 100 and I'll be working my backside off to maintain my physical condition.

“Thanks to all the boys for a big effort at the TT. I believe we have a winning package.”

Related Pictures

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Conor Cummins, Milwaukee Yamaha
Guy Martin on the Honda Fireblade at the Isle of Man TT.
Dean Harrison, Dan Kneen and Michael Dunlop at the Southern 100.
Derek Sheils in action at the Walderstown road races.
Michael Dunlop at the Classic TT
Derek Sheils on the Cookstown B.E. Racing Suzuki at the Skerries 100.
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.
Alan Bonner was killed in an incident at the 33rd Milestone.
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.

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