News Manx GP: Record-Holder Hutchinson Laps IoM

Manx GP: Record-Holder Hutchinson Laps IoM

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Isle of Man

Honda Padgetts rider Ian Hutchinson, guest of honor at the Manx Grand Prix, was given the chance to do a lap of honour between the two races at today’s Manx Grand Prix, sponsored by visitisleofman.com.

The lap was to celebrate his historic 5 wins in a week that he achieved at the 2010 TT races, beating Irishman Phillip McCallen’s four in a week.

‘Hutchy’ went out on the Honda 1000cc Superstock motorcycle that he set the first 130 mph Superstock lap on and enjoyed the chance of a parade lap around the mountain course.

He has had a busy week on the Isle of Man as he also started the Lightweight and Ultra Lightweight motorcycle race and also signed up for the Isle of Man TT Marshals Association ‘Orange Army’ and marshalled during Wednesday’s Junior MGP race with BSB star Stuart Easton. He was also lined up to present the trophy to the Senior MGP winner later in the day.

Ian, who now has 8 TT victories, first competed on the Isle of Man in 2003, winning the newcomers motorcycles race in the Manx Grand Prix.

Ian Hutchinson says: “That was the best thing I have ever done. I was gobsmacked by the reception I received around the course from the fans. It was absolutely brilliant to get the chance to do a lap like that.”

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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