MCGUINNESS CLOSES IN ON OUTRIGHT LAP RECORD AT TT 2007

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Plater shows his mettle with record newcomer practice lap The leading contenders for Saturday’s Superbike race continue to make their mark in the Bennetts TT practice sessions as records tumbled in near perfect conditions. A packed grandstand was bathed in sunshine as blistering times were posted on the track. John McGuinness dominated the session and confirmed that he will again be the … [Read more...]

MCGUINNESS EYES DOUBLE POINTS HAUL AT DONINGTON PARK

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HM Plant Honda rider John McGuinness heads to Donington Park this weekend (30 June - 2 July) for rounds six and seven of the Metzeler National Superstock Championship. The blue riband GAS British MotoGP event hosts the Superstock Championship after the series missed two rounds in the June, Mallory Park round and the cancelled Mondello Park fixture. McGuinness currently lies in third … [Read more...]

MCGUINNESS RE-WRITES THE SENIOR TT RECORD BOOKS

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HM Plant Honda’s John McGuinness took his third TT victory today of the ’06 TT Festival when he emphatically won the Senior TT, giving him his eleventh win and third hat trick on the Isle of Man while handing Honda its 130th TT victory. As in previous performances at the 2006 TT Festival McGuinness executed a blistering start, and smashed the lap record that he set in Saturday’s superbike … [Read more...]

MCGUINNESS – THE MAN TO BEAT AT THE TT

HM Plant Honda’s John McGuinness made it clear that he is the man to beat at the Isle of Man TT this week. McGuinness posted the fastest time and unofficially broke his own lap record aboard his Dunlop-shod Honda CBR1000RR Superbike. Right from the start, the Morecambe-based rider put in an impressive performance around the 37.73-mile mountain course. In the first practice session (Sunday 27 … [Read more...]

NORTH WEST PROVES TO BE A GOOD WARM UP FOR RACER MCGUINNESS

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JOHN McGuinness had a busy week at the Kennedy Internatioal North West 200 picking up a pair of podium finishes. He was third in both of the Superbike classes, had to settle for one fifth from the Supersport races and retired in the Superstock race. McGuinness was on pole for the first Superbike race, the DeWalt Performance Tools Superbike race but his team-mate in the HM Plant Honda team, Steve … [Read more...]