Isle of Man News - POSTED Mon 11-06-2018

Senior TT victory for Peter Hickman

by TH

Senior TT victory for Peter Hickman  - picture TT racer Peter Hickman has become the fastest road racer in the world – following an epic battle in this year's Senior TT.

He set out a new outright lap record of 135.452mph on his final lap – defeating second place Dean Harrison by just two seconds.

Harrison had led the race for five and a half of the six laps – but it was Hickman who managed to bag victory after storming the mountain section.

Speaking afterwards he said: "I knew that Dean was going to be fast, but I'd always been strong on the Mountain section throughout the week.

"It's a bit like a short circuit and I came into my own on it. I thought it if I was within five or six seconds on the last lap I could have a go over the Mountain."

Manxman Conor Cummins took the third podium spot.

"I knew that Dean was going to be fast, but I'd always been strong on the Mountain section throughout the week."

Peter Hickman, TT Racer

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