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Anstey flies in practice - Amor injured?

Wed, 01 Jun 2011  20:45

Flying Kiwi does 129mph+
Flying Kiwi does 129mph+

Seven times TT winner Bruce Anstey set the week's fastest time in tonight's practice session.

The Kiwi flew round the 37 and 3/4 mile course in 17 minutes 27.29 seconds - a lap of 129.695mph.

He was just three seconds quicker than crowd favourite Guy Martin on the TAS Suzuki, with Yorkshireman Gary Johnson third on his Honda.

Bruce Anstey also topped the Superstock class with a lap of 127.694mph, a time of 17 minutes 43.70 seconds.

Northern Ireland's Ryan Farquar was second fastest a massive 31 seconds off the pace, with John McGuinness in third.

On the 600s it was Austrailian Cameron Donald that topped the time sheets. He took his Wilson Craig Honda round at 125.110mph - a time of 18 minutes 5.67 seconds.

The Aussie was ten seconds quicker than team mate William Dunlop. Guy Martin made up the top three 17 seconds off the pace.

Scotsman Kieth Amor came off at the Quarter Bridge and unconfirmed reports suggest sustained a collar bone injury. It's repored that the Honda TT Legends rider has made his own way to A&E to be checked out.

On three wheels it was once again Klaus Klaffenbock and Dan Sayle that set the pace with a lap of 113.754 mph, 19 minutes 54.05 seconds. Tim Reeves and Gregory Cluze were second fastest, 25 seconds adrift with the LCR Suzuki of John Holden and Andrew Winkle in the third.

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