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Author: MMCC
Posted on: Friday, Aug 31 2007

The Lightweight and Ultra-Lightweight are separate classes running concurrently. The Lightweight is for machines between 200cc and 350cc and has 20 entries. The Ultra-Lightweight is for machines between 125cc and 400cc and has a field of 60.

Fastest in practice for the Lightweight was Brian Spooner from Stoke-on-Trent on a Yamaha at 111.288mph.

In the Ultra Lightweight the fastest in practice was Joe Phillips from Belfast on a 400cc Kawasaki at 107.219mph.

The meeting’s concluding event is the Senior, which has an entry of over 100. Machines for this are those with engines between 550cc and 750cc, often won by 750cc models, though the 600s are not usually much behind.

Fastest in practice was James McCullagh from Strabane on a 750cc Suzuki at 118.997mph, though Mats Nilsson from Sweden was quicker at 119.580mph on a 600cc Honda in the Junior race and will ride the same machine today.

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