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Isle of Man TT 2007 Ian Hutchinson 180mph+ down to Brandish
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  Latest TT News - The official Isle of Man TT 2007 website
The fastest woman around the Isle of Man TT course is lending her support to charity.
TT winner Ryan Farquhar had to settle for second place in a record-breaking race around the famous Isle of Man Mountain Circuit.
The Isle of Man has been a happy hunting ground for Lougher in the past, although he had probably hoped for more from the Centenary TT – where he scored a fourth place in the Senior, fifth in the Superbike and 10th and 14th in the other races, the Supersport and Superstock.
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  Isle of Man TT - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Isle of Man TT (Tourist Trophy) Race is a motorcycle racing event held on the Isle of Man since 1907.
The race is run on public roads closed for racing by an Act of Tynwald the parliament of the Isle of Man. The first event was held on the 28th May 1907 over 10 laps of the St.Johns-Peel-St.Johns "Short Course" of 15 miles 1,470 yards for road-touring motor-cycles with saddles, pedals and mud-guards.
This was surpassed by John McGuinness during the 2004 TT on a Yamaha R1 setting a time of 17 min 43.8 s equalling an average lap speed of 127.68 mph (205.43 km/h).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Isle_of_Man_TT   (1164 words)

  
 Isle of Man - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The culture of the Isle of Man is strongly influenced by its Celtic and Norse origins.
Norway's King Magnus VI ceded the isles to Scotland in 1266, as dictated in the Treaty of Perth.
George MacDonald Fraser, the journalist, author, and screenwriter resides on the Isle of Man; the title of his memoir "The Light's on at Signpost" is a reference to the Isle of Man TT race.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Isle_of_Man   (3329 words)

  
 Isle of Man Guide - Isle of Man TT (Tourist Trophy) Races
Each year the TT Races attract 40,000 people and 12,000 motorcycles to the small Isle of Man. Visitors come together to admire the chrome and tell tales as well as catch some of the most impressive racing action in the world.
The Department of Tourism and Leisure, on behalf of the Isle of Man Government, today announced a new organisational structure to run the Isle of Man TT races.
TT All Day Cafe operating at the Parish Hall adjacent to The Abbey Church, Ballasalla.
www.iomguide.com /tt.php   (663 words)

  
 Isle of Man Steam Packet Ferries - Ferry crossings to the Isle of Man
Isle of Man Steam Packet Ferries - Ferry crossings to the Isle of Man
Isle of Man Steam Packet Ferries provide freight, passenger and vehicle services between the port of Douglas and four ports in England, Northern and Southern Ireland.
The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company's aim is to provide consistent services with convenient and fast crossing times and to offer a wide range of promotional fares to the travelling public.
www.directferries.co.uk /iom.htm   (156 words)

  
 Isle of Man TT legend Joey Dunlop - Feature Review - Sport Rider   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The bare statistics of his racing career, five TT F1 championships and 26 Isle of Man TT wins, are startling enough on their own.
The F1 TT is one of the four races HRC values (along with Daytona, the Suzuka Eight Hours and the Bol d'Or) and Joey hadn't won an F1 TT since 1988.
Typical of the man, it wasn't the high-profile television benefit beloved of celebrities anxious to exhibit their social consciences, but rather when he saw a need he filled his van and drove there.
www.sportrider.com /features/146_0012_william_joseph_dunlop/index.html   (1346 words)

  
 Isle of Man travel guide
The The Isle of Man is not part of the UK, has no Queen (Elizabeth II is "Lord of Mann") and is not subject to the laws of the British parliament or British taxation.
The Isle of Man, situated in the sea almost half way between Northern Ireland, England, Wales and Scotland, is one of the most beautiful spots in the British Isles.
Isle of Man Film are well represented at the Cannes Film Festival and the film Chromophobia was chosen to close the 2006 Cannes Film Festival.
www.world66.com /europe/isleofman   (618 words)

  
 Isle of Man TT. Manx Motorcycle Racing at its best
Isle of Man TT Motor racing first came to the Isle of Man in 1904 when the Gordon Bennett car trials were held.
The Manx Government brought in new legislation to enable the closing of public roads for motor racing and the Isle of Man was ready to take up the mantle of the Road Racing Capital of the World, a slogan it has used for many years.
The battle between Hailwood on the Honda and Agostini on the MV in the 1967 Senior TT is said by many to have been the greatest race ever at the Isle of Man TT.
www.isle-of-man.ws /isle_of_man_tt.php   (2974 words)

  
 Isle of Man   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The TT is definitely the biggest thing that happens on the island each year and is ingrained in the fabric of Man, so to know anything about them is to know about the TT."What I learned from Mary was more exciting than these words will express.
The Isle of Man is situated in the Irish Sea, midway between England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
According to legend, Man is named after a sea voyager named Mannanan Mac Lir, who had the ability to cloak the island in mist to hide it from harm’s way, and kept a peaceful island during his pre-Christian/Viking era.
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 Isle of Man TT race
Situated off the north-west coast of England in the Irish Sea, The Isle of Man comes under British rule, however this small Island still retains control over its speed limits and as such plays host to one of the most exciting motorsport events in the world, the motorcycle TT.
The TT races are extremely dangerous because of the combination of high speeds on narrow, twisting roads and streets often lined by stone walls and even buildings.
Held in the last week of May and the first week of June, the TT races create a wonderful carnival atmosphere.
www.diseno-art.com /encyclopedia/archive/Isle_of_Man_TT.html   (139 words)

  
 Isle of Man TT Races (Old Page 04.07.2007) - Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Ferry Services
The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company which is probably the only Company on the Island to have retained an unbroken link with the Isle of Man TT’s 100 years, is pulling out all the stops to contribute to next year’s momentous occasion.
Huge international interest for the Isle of Man TT There will be significant numbers coming to the Isle of Man for the first time to see what the Isle of Man TT Races is all about and join in the party.
Sailings to the Isle of Man during the TT period cover the ports of Liverpool, Heysham, Belfast, Dublin and Larne and will be running round the clock at peak periods.
www.steam-packet.com /steampacket/timetables/tt-races.htm   (2145 words)

  
 ISLE OF MAN TT FESTIVAL 1997
Isle of Man Creameries launch a range of waxed cheeses to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the TT.
TT king Joey Dunlop, having clocked his 200th racing lap of the island, spends a lot of time in the pits changing a wheel which ruins his chances of a top 3 finish.
The 125cc Ultra-Lightweight TT is won by Ian Lougher is a class lap record time, becoming one of the few privateers to hold the 125 and 250 lap records at the same time.
www.angelfire.com /sports/manxmania/tt97.htm   (2303 words)

  
 History of the Isle of Man TT - Part 1   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Isle of Man (Ellan Vannin), is a small island, somewhat elongated and slightly angled that sits in the Irish sea midway between Scotland, England, Wales and Ireland.
For the 1911 TT, a number of changes would take place which included, the handing over of the organisation of the race to the ACU (Auto-Cycle Union), the first signs of commercialism, the building of grandstands and the introduction of the Mountain Course, which is approximately 60.71km (37.73 mi) long.
The Senior TT was held on Thursday 21 May. After the tragedy of two days before and the incredible sadness felt by all, there was a release of tension from the angst that had been building.
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 The Isle of Man TT races
Although he made his name on the Isle of Man TT circuit, he was a supremely talented 250cc and superbike rider, who recently held the outright lap record at Donington Park, as well as the TT course.
The Senior TT was marred by the death of Ian 'Gus' Scott and marshall April Bolster, after Scott's 1000cc machine collided with Mrs Bolster as she crossed the course to attend to another rider.
While the TT's detractors are quick to jump on racing deaths on the circuit, most people will not have noticed the deaths of a 41 year old visitor at Onchan and a 28 year old from St John's in a two-car incident on the Ballamodha straight.
www.v-four.freeserve.co.uk /tt.htm   (2069 words)

  
 The Isle of Man TT and Manx Grand Prix Races   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Motor racing first came to the Isle of Man in 1904 when the Gordon Bennett car trials were held.
In 1911 the first TT's on the Mountain Circuit were held with P J Evans on a Humber winning the Junior 350cc TT at 41.45mph and O C Godfrey on an Indian the Senior 500cc TT at 47.63mph.
During the 2000 TT meeting, David Jefferies became the first rider to lap at over 125mph when on the final lap of the Senior TT he lapped in 18 minutes 0.6 seconds, 125.69mph.
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 Honda Heads Back To Isle Of Man TT Races
Honda will race in the 2002 Isle of Man TT races, returning after a two-year break due to the cancellation of the 2001 event.
Isle Of Man, UK - Honda has confirmed its plans to contest the 2002 Isle of Man TT races, returning to the island after a two-year break due to the cancellation of the 2001 event.
Davies is also aware of the meaning of the 2002 TT, the first without the late record TT winner Joey Dunlop.
www.wherethepoweris.com /news_article.asp?id=1557   (460 words)

  
 RTÉ Sport: Three die at Isle of Man TT
A rider and two spectators died in the final event of the Isle of Man TT in a crash that cast a pall over the 100th anniversary celebrations of motorcycling's oldest and deadliest road races.
The Norfolk rider was competing in the six-lap Senior TT (Tourist Trophy), a blue riband event watched by tens of thousands of visitors to the island as well as former champions including John Surtees and Giacomo Agostini.
Despite the dangers, and calls in some quarters for the TT to be banned, the races remain oversubscribed with riders accepting the risks.
www.rte.ie /sport/2007/0608/isleoftt.html   (447 words)

  
 Isle of Man TT / PS2 - GamesTracker
With its extreme road racing and the daredevil tactics that surround the event, the Isle of Man TT is perfect for a video game conversion.
Isle Of Man TT will be the definitive game in terms of playability, graphical elements, fun, and realism, at the same time engrossing the users in gameplay brimming with rewards and replay value.
Isle of Man TT will also have several multiplayer options, including two-player split screen and a sidecar mode.
www.gamestracker.co.uk /ps2/4357   (325 words)

  
 ISLE OF MAN TT FESTIVAL 1998
Three English TT fans prepare to miss all the action as they are charged with possession of drugs on entry to the island and are jailed for 2 weeks.
TT favourite Joey Dunlop is passed fit to race, having also sustained injuries including losing his wedding ring finger several weeks previously.
The afternoon's Junior TT starts 15 minutes early and is reduced from 4 to 3 laps in a bid to beat the forecast rain.
www.angelfire.com /sports/manxmania/tt98.htm   (2155 words)

  
 isle of man tt video
The excitement and pull of the Isle of Man TT races ensure a drama packed, tension filled and ultimately rewarding road racing festival every year, and 2000 was no exception.
Exclusive and official coverage of the world's no. 1 road-racing festival - The excitement and the pull of the Isle of Man TT races ensure a drama packed, tension filled and ultimately rewarding road racing festival every year and 1999 was no exception.
Awesome views of TT 98 as the very best of the action-packed racing tells its own story of another year in the history of the world's greatest road racing festival.
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 Isle Of Man   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Isle of Man TT is billed as a festival and it is certainly more than just races.
The TT race is not just a great race but a great race in a very pretty place.
His 6/10th of a second loss to Baldwin is the closest finish since the TT stopped using massed starts.
www.motorcycle.com /mo/mctext/ttcapt.html   (551 words)

  
 TT victory for Triumph: Isle of Man TT
Triumph ValMoto scorched to a stunning and historic victory in the Isle of Man Junior TT.
TT racing is arguably the ultimate test of a motorcycle's true performance and reliability.
Triumph ValMoto's victory in the TT is of massive significance not only from a historical point of view, but also for the future of British motorcycling and signals Triumph's re-emergence as a racing force to be reckoned with.
www.motorcyclistonline.com /features/122_0306_triumph_tt_victory/index.html   (576 words)

  
 Isle of Man TT - webBikeWorld
The TT has been described as, “…the most dangerous mongrel of a road race in the world, a place so alienated from mainstream motorcycle racing that it had produced, mainly by a process of elimination, a special breed of iron-arsed riders who were absolute specialists.” (John Britten by Tim Hanna.
To capture the essence of the TT and explain it to someone who has never experienced it is not easy but I will try.
Apart from missing 3 years (one of them due to foot and mouth when the TT was cancelled), the old boy had been to every TT for the previous 50 years.
www.webbikeworld.com /Motorcycle-racing/isle-of-man/tt   (3045 words)

  
 Isle of Man Steam Packet Ferries - Dublin and Belfast to Douglas
Isle of Man Steam Packet Ferries - Dublin and Belfast to Douglas
The Isle of Man Steam Packet provides freight, passenger and vehicle services between the port of Douglas and four ports in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Isle of Man Steam Packet Ports of Call
www.directferries.ie /iom_steam_packet.htm   (136 words)

  
 Isle of Man TT Video - webBikeWorld   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Isle of Man TT races are a throwback to the original days of motorcycle racing.
Credit must be given to the politicians on the Isle for continuing to promote the race year after year despite the numerous tragedies.
On Bike TT Experience 5 includes several complete laps of the course, with minimal narrative and an occasional small graphic to show the viewer the rider's position on the course.
www.webbikeworld.com /motorcycle-videos/racing/isle-of-man-tt/on-bike-tt.htm   (547 words)

  
 Isle of Mann TT 2003
From 10am to 4 pm the TT circuit from Ramsey hairpin to just before Signpost Corner is made one-way for traffic, allowing full use of the road with no oncoming traffic.
A stunt man from the movie The Italian Job showed how to drive the Mini Cooper S backwards in racing mode with occasional spins to show it was just as fast going forwards.
On lap two the fog came down on the mountain and the race was stopped after two of the scheduled three laps.
www.massbia.com /articles/isleofmanTT2003.htm   (1512 words)

  
 Touring the Isle of Man a top gear trip - Motorcycle Escape
For any motorhead, the Isle of Man is hallowed ground, but if you happen to be a motorcycle enthusiast, blasting around this tiny spit of land in the middle of the Irish Sea is a dream come true.
They've been a tradition on the Isle of Man since the 1800s, but kippers are a taste I've yet to acquire, so I duck in for a proper burger and chips at the Peveril Public House instead.
The beauty of the Isle of Man is that there's no language barrier, so you can peel off from the pack with the confidence of knowing you'll be able to decipher signs and maps on your own.
motorcyclistonline.com /escape/epicrides/123_0444_isle   (2936 words)

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