TT Rewind - 2019

TT Rewind - 2019

The inclement Manx weather was the talking point of TT 2019 as numerous days during the fortnight were lost.

Delayed by two days, Peter Hickman (Smiths Racing BMW) won the opening RST Superbike Race, shortened to two laps, from Dean Harrison with local hero Conor Cummins taking third.

The opening Monster Energy Supersport Race saw Lee Johnston (Ashcourt Racing Yamaha) claim a maiden TT victory from James Hillier after rain on the west part of the course caused it to be also stopped after two laps.

Two more days of racing were then wiped out due to the weather and that resulted in organisers scheduling an unprecedented five races, over shortened distances, on Thursday.

Hickman came out on top of the two-lap and three-lap Supersport and RL360 Superstock races with Michael Dunlop getting the better of Jamie Coward by just 1.2s in the Bennetts Lightweight Race.

Ben and Tom Birchall duly completed the Sidecar double and Friday’s Dunlop Senior TT was the only solo race to go it’s full, scheduled race distance. Hickman opened up a 17s lead but hit trouble on the penultimate lap which enabled Harrison to overhaul him for the win. Cummins again took third.

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TT Rewind - 2019
  • 2019 Superbike TT

    One of the closest wins in the TT’s history made this a thrilling RST Superbike Race to kick off the 2019 Isle of Man TT Races.

    Riders had to contend with 25-30mph winds in this shortened race, which saw Dean Harrison and Peter Hickman fight it out for the winner’s podium, with just split second...

  • 2019 Sidecar TT Race 1

    This was an exhilarating start to the sidecar class at the 2019 Isle of Man TT Races, which saw the winning duo take home their sixth consecutive TT win, and ninth in total. The winning passenger also became the most successful sidecar partner in the TT’s history.

    Pre-race favourites Ben and Tom...

  • 2019 Supersport TT Race 1

    This shortened two-lap Monster Energy Supersport Race at the 2019 Isle of Man TT Races, saw the winner take home his first ever TT win. He won the race by a marginal 3.6 seconds, making for a nail-biting finale.

    A two-way battled ensued from the outset, with James Hillier and Lee Johnston flying...

  • 2019 Supersport TT Race 2

    Dean Harrison and Peter Hickman were locked in a ferocious battle in this incredibly tight two-lap Monster Energy Supersport Race at the 2019 Isle of Man TT Races.

    However, it was close across the leader board, with James Hillier, Conor Cummins, Jamie Coward, and Lee Johnston completing the top...

  • 2019 Sidecar TT Race 2

    The winning pair of the second Sidecar Race at the 2019 Isle of Man TT Races took home their tenth TT win in what was a dramatic race from start to finish.

    The two-lap race got off to a quick start as the Birchall brothers Ben and Tom led by just one second over rivals John Holden and Lee Cain, ...

  • 2019 Superstock TT

    The winning rider of this high-adrenaline RL360 Superstock Race joined a select group of TT riders to win two races in a day, dominating throughout to take the win by a victorious 26 seconds.

    This superb race saw Peter Hickman and Dean Harrison go head-to-head in a bid to take the winner’s podiu...

  • 2019 Lightweight TT

    This thrilling Bennetts Lightweight TT Race in 2019 was a game of cat and mouse between Michael Dunlop and Jamie Coward, both swapping the race lead on a number of occasions, and never more than a few seconds apart.

    Dunlop opened the two-lap race in front, with Coward just two seconds adrift. Th...

  • 2019 TT Zero

    Michael Rutter and his Mugen teammate John McGuinness were the stars of this TT Zero Race at the 2019 Isle of Man TT.

    2019 was TT Zero’s tenth year, with the lap record having gone from an average speed of 96mph to 121pmh – the new record set in this very race.

    Having been dominated by the Japa...

  • 2019 Senior TT

    This Senior Race was a dramatic one, which saw Dean Harrison and pre-race favourite, Peter Hickman locked in a titanic battle to win the concluding event of the 2019 Isle of Man TT Races.

    Hickman initially led from Harrison, but as expected, it was close with a gap of just 0.3 seconds. The duo w...