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TT 2022 Starting Numbers Confirmed for the Superbike, Supersport and Senior TT

Friday 08 April 2022
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The top 20 start numbers have today been confirmed for the Superbike and Senior TT races taking place on the Isle of Man this June.


Some highlights to the list include 23-time TT winner John McGuinness MBE leading the pack at number 1 followed by the 2019 Senior winner Dean Harrison who’ll be looking to build on his success from the previous event.


19-time TT winner Michael Dunlop will also be looking to take another win starting from the number 6 position


Further down the field at 10 is current lap record holder and one of this year’s favourites Peter Hickman followed by local hero Conor Cummins at 11 who’ll be looking to bring home his first victory at the TT.


Outside of the top 20, Glenn Irwin will make his long awaited TT debut with the number 22.


The complete list of top 20 start numbers for the RST Superbike and Milwaukee Senior Races:


1. John McGuinness - Honda Racing UK, Honda

2. Dean Harrison - DAO Racing Kawasaki, Kawasaki

3. Michael Rutter - Bathams Ales, BMW

4. Ian Hutchinson - Milwaukee BMW Motorrad, BMW

5. James Hillier - RICH Energy OMG Racing, Yamaha

6. Michael Dunlop - PBM Ducati, Ducati

7. Gary Johnson - Specsavers/NL Motorcycles, BMW

8. Davey Todd - Milenco by Padgett’s Motorcycles, Honda

9. David Johnson - RICH Energy OMG Racing, Yamaha

10. Peter Hickman - Gas Monkey Garage by FHO Racing, BMW

11. Conor Cummins - Milenco by Padgett’s Motorcycles, Honda

12. Jamie Coward - KTS Racing powered by Steadplan, Yamaha

13. Lee Johnston - Ashcourt Racing, BMW

14. Philip Crowe - Handtrans Haulage/Nigel Appleyard, BMW

15. Sam West - The Street Diner, BMW

16. Dominic Herbertson - Haith, BMW

17. Brian McCormack - FHO Racing BMW/The Roadhouse Macau, BMW

18. Derek Sheils - The Roadhouse Macau, BMW

19. Shaun Anderson - Hawk Racing Suzuki, Suzuki

20. Craig Neve - Callmac Scaffolding, BMW


The top 20 numbers for the Supersport races have also been confirmed with an almost identical top 10 to the Superbike and Senior classes, the only difference being Lee Johnston taking the number 3 spot. Johnston will be one of the favourites to win the Supersport races this year following his success in the class back in 2019 when he claimed his first TT victory. 


Outside of the top 10, the starting order sees four additions with Michael Sweeney, Adam McLean, Paul Jordan and Michael Evans taking up new spots.


The complete list of top 20 start numbers for the Monster Energy Supersport Races:



1. John McGuinness - SMT Racing/Blue Earth Construction, Honda

2. Dean Harrison - DAO Racing Kawasaki, Kawasaki

3. Lee Johnston - Ashcourt Racing, Yamaha

4. Ian Hutchinson - Boyce Precision by Russell Racing

5. James Hillier - RICH Energy OMG Racing, Yamaha

6. Michael Dunlop - MD Racing, Yamaha

7. Gary Johnson - Moto46/Specsavers, Triumph

8. Davey Todd - Milenco by Padgett’s Motorcycles, Honda

9. David Johnson - RICH Energy OMG Racing, Yamaha

10. Peter Hickman - K2 Trooper Beer by PHR Performance, Triumph

11. Conor Cummins - Milenco by Padgett’s Motorcycles, Honda

12. Jamie Coward - KTS Racing powered by Steadplan, Yamaha

13. Michael Sweeney - EM Building, Yamaha

14. Adam McLean - Gortreagh Printing/McAdoo Kawasaki, Kawasaki

15. Sam West - Moto Hub, Ducati

16. Dominic Herbertson - Cowton Racing, Kawasaki

17. Paul Jordan - PreZ Racing, Yamaha

18. Michael Evans - Heattech Racing, Yamaha

19. Brian McCormack - Global Robots, Triumph

20. Craig Neve - Alasdair Cowan Racing, Kawasaki

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