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southern15 (5)The diamond jubilee meeting for the Southern 100 saw Guy Martin make it a hat trick of victories in the senior race, on his Tyco BMW. He edged out Dan Kneen (Padgetts Honda) by 0.7s  after nine laps with Ivan Lintin (RC Express Kawasaki) a distant 3rd, in a race of attrition. Martin became only the 2nd rider to do a senior hat trick following in the footsteps of Joey Dunlop who did it from 1976-8. Another excellent few days of racing from the friendly races. Read More »

southern10014 (2)To complete a varied few events for us at 90right, we went and caught our first road races on the Isle of Man at the friendly races, the Southern 100. It was a magnificent 3 days of racing over on the island for all petrol heads. There were a multitude of races but it all came down to the Senior races for the solo riders and sidecars. In the solos Guy Martin (Suzuki) played a watching came for the first 6 laps sitting behind and watching Dean Harrison (Kawasaki), before taking the lead. Harrison had dominated the meeting to this point but it was Martin who took the main race by just over half a second. Dan Kneen (Suzuki) completed the podium over half a minute back after a comeback ride. Read More »