IOMTT: Classic TT Day Two Report (Video)

Conner Cummins race action shot


riders Michael Dunlop and Conor Cummins elected to take their Formula One machines out in the earlier MGP practice with Dunlop posting an opening lap of 122.837, improving his 120mph lap from the previous evening, with Cummins' clocking 117.824.

Cummins opted to go straight through on a second lap and improved his fastest lap of the week to 119.396mph, setting up Monday's Formula One race for a dual between the two Team Classic Suzuki teammates.

The majority of the Classic riders went out in the later session, which started at 19.05 with John Barton, TT and Classic TT rider liaison officer, first away on the Kawasaki ZXR. Riders were given the opportunity to practice their 60kmh speed limit through pit lane, giving grandstand fans the chance to see the sights and sounds of these stunning bikes being put through their paces.

In the 500cc Class Ian Lougher on the Flitwick Motorcycles Royal Enfield Seeley signalled his intent with a lap of 106.484 while William Dunlop on the Davies Motorsport Honda, with the number 11 plate, was well on the pace to Ramsey with 116.114 before dropping back on the Mountain section and cruising over the line to eventually post a lap of just over 100mph.

Ian Lougher race action shot