Read about our approach to external linking. The 50-year-old won by 70 seconds from Milenco by Padgett's Honda team-mate Davey Todd with teenager James Hind 9.5 seconds further back in third. Anstey, 45, also set the fastest lap of the day at 131.977mph on his final circuit. He holds the Isle of Man TT lap record (17 min 6.682 s), at an average speed of 132.298 mph set during the 2014 Superbike TT Race. Seven wins and 13 lower podiums, including a third in the 2010 Senior TT, the flying Kiwi, first rode for the famous ‘Padgetts of Batley’ Team in 2011 and rewarded them with another victory in the Supersport race one, bringing his personal total to nine TT victories. Maria Costello just missed out on a podium spot by coming in fourth. Bruce Anstey set for racing comeback at Classic TT ... Anstey is also one of the most successful riders at the Classic TT, claiming three wins since the event was first held in 2013. "I was right in the zone but on the last lap I was really nervous and just short shifted - I was not trying to go fast - just get it to the end. Comeback Hero Bruce Anstey Wins Again at Classic TT Wellington-born Bruce Anstey, the ‘Flying Kiwi’, was fighting back the tears as the popular motorcycle racer overcame the odds following a two-year break for cancer treatment to win again at the Classic TT. Earlier in the senior classic, which was also reduced to three laps, John McGuinness won by 28 seconds from fellow Paton rider, Italian Stefano Bonetti, with Coward third on a Manx Norton. The result is Anstey’s first Superbike success at the Isle of Man. It was a sixth Classic TT win for Anstey and his third in the lightweight class. As the race was then red-flagged around the course, the positions from seventh onwards were awarded according to the riders' place at the end of the fifth lap. The indomitable New Zealander, who has been battling cancer, was cheered all around the course by fans as he dominated the race on his 250cc two stroke Honda […] Next month’s Classic TT presented by Bennetts will see the emotional return of Bruce Anstey to competitive racing around the TT Mountain Course as part of a three man Milenco by Padgetts Motorcycles Team. Because of cancer, he had to retire from racing. Kris Meeke admits his World Rally Championship career is likely to be over and say it is "time for some new challenges". Kiwi motorcycle star Bruce Anstey has made a stunning return to the sport in the Isle of Man after winning in the Lightweight Classic TT. Last year’s winner and road racing icon John McGuiness fell back to fourth place owing to some technical problems in his bike. He holds the Isle of Man TT lap record (17 min 6.682 s), at an average speed of 132.298 mph set during the 2014 Superbike TT Race. It's a huge achievement for the former Wellingtonian who quit last year to undertake treatment for cancer. I sle of Man TT stalwart Bruce Anstey will miss the 2018 road racing season after being diagnosed with cancer. The sidecar race will start at 13:30 BST on Monday with the Supersport event moved to 18:30. The 13-time Isle of Man TT winner missed the 2018 and 2019 seasons of … Bruce Anstey took one of the most popular wins ever seen on the Mountain Course on Saturday evening when he took a fairytale victory in the Lightweight Classic TT. He clocked the fastest lap of 117.05mph on the opening circuit from a standing start. anstey wins emotional dunlop lightweight classic tt race Following a two year absence, Bruce Anstey achieved one of the most popular Mountain Course race wins in history in this evening’s Dunlop Lightweight Classic TT Race, the second race of the 2019 Classic TT Races presented by Bennetts . August 27, 2017. in Historic Road Racing, Motorcycle News, Motorcycle Racing, Real Road / TT. Bruce Anstey won one of the most thrilling races in Isle of Man TT history when he took the first Supersport race on Monday afternoon from fellow … Bruce Anstey won a hectic SES TT Zero for Japanese tech-specialists Mugen with a lap speed of 118mph on Wednesday afternoon. James Hillier completed the podium after Michael Dunlop crashed without serious injury while lying third. Ian Hutchinson became the first rider to win five races at an Isle of Man TT meeting when he won Friday's Senior TT. "It's awesome to win. Bruce Anstey and John McGuinness take the victories in Monday's Supersport and Superstock races at the Isle of Man TT. Bruce Anstey News Following another bout with cancer, Bruce Anstey is healthy enough to return to racing. Anstey led throughout in a race reduced from four laps to three. The Superstock race has been switched to Tuesday afternoon, with a start time to be confirmed. The news was released on social media that the popular New Zealander Anstey… A 13-time winner at the Isle of Man TT, Anstey is also one of the most successful riders at the Classic TT, claiming three wins since the event was first held in 2013. Lincolnshire GBmoto Kawasaki hope Gary Johnson crashed at the Guthries section but was reported to have walked away relatively unscathed. PUBLISHED September 9, 2011 IN miscellaneous / Experienced Kiwi campaigner Bruce Anstey won his 8th Isle of Man TT race on Monday afternoon when he clinched victory in a shortened, and dramatic, 3-lap Monster Energy Supersport Race 1. Bruce made his North West 200 debut in 2002 and has won ten victories till 2017. Multiple Isle of Man TT winner Bruce Anstey took an emotional victory in the Lightweight Classic TT race, following a two-year absence from racing through illness. Call us now on 0333 005 3355. Last updated on 8 June 20158 June 2015.From the section Northern Ireland. BRUCE ANSTEY is to make a return to the Isle of Man as a competitor next month as part three man Milenco by Padgetts team. The other rider involved was Scott Wilson, who is understood to have suffered a shoulder injury. An emotional Bruce Anstey finally savoured victory in the premier class at the Isle of Man TT with an exceptional performance in the 2015 Superbike race. The 2019 Classic TT presented by Bennetts will see the emotional return of Bruce Anstey to competitive racing around the TT Mountain Course on the Isle of Man. Bruce Anstey News Following another bout with cancer, Bruce Anstey is healthy enough to return to racing. Bruce Anstey has won his first TT Zero aboard the Mugen Shinden Go, rounding the Snaefell Mountain Course in 19:07.043 at an average 118.416 … Anstey Wins Emotional Dunlop Lightweight Classic TT Race Saturday August 24, 2019 at 9:05pm Following a two year absence, Bruce Anstey achieved one of the most popular Mountain Course race wins in history in this evening’s Dunlop Lightweight Classic TT Race, the second race of the 2019 Classic TT Races presented by Bennetts. The page was started by award-winning journalist and TT competitor Adam Child. "Greatest achievement today: Bruce Anstey winning the Lightweight Classic TT," former TT winner and leading motorcycling journalist Mat Oxley posted on Twitter. "It's been so long since I raced competitively round here it cost me a wee bit," commented the softly-spoken Yorkshireman. Anstey made his Isle of Man TT debut in 1996 riding on a Yamaha and finished 29th in the Lightweight TT but the flying kiwi did not finish the Senior TT. TT 2015: Anstey takes first Superbike win 07.06.2015 | Road Racing desk | TT and Roads That would be getting it reet over, Bruce Picture: Tony Goldsmith. Ian Hutchinson started the first Tourist Trophy race in style, flying over the mountain course with … Popular Kiwi racer Bruce Anstey made a remarkable, and emotional return to racing last week when he overcame illness to win the Classic Lightweight TT around the iconic Isle of Man Mountain course. Seven wins and 13 lower podiums, including a third in the 2010 Senior TT, the flying Kiwi, first rode for the famous ‘Padgetts of Batley’ Team in 2011 and rewarded them with another victory in the Supersport race one, bringing his personal total to nine TT victories. Bruce Anstey and John McGuinness take the victories in Monday's Supersport and Superstock races at the Isle of Man TT. Multiple Isle of Man TT winner Bruce Anstey took an emotional victory in the Lightweight Classic TT race at the weekend, following a two-year absence … Padgett's Honda rider Anstey's winning margin was 10.97 seconds, the Kiwi setting a new race record. Bruce Anstey has won the SES TT Zero Challenge for Team Mugen at the Isle of Man TT 2016. Smiths Triumph’s Gary Johnson came out on top in an exciting Supersport race at the Isle of Man, finishing just 1.5 seconds clear of Valvoline Racing/Padgetts Honda’s Bruce Anstey to take his second TT win. He will compete in the Classic TT for the Milenco by Padgetts Motorcycles team with a Honda RS250 in the Lightweight class. "I almost ran into Michael on the last lap, which put me off my rhythm a bit, but I managed to get my head together again. Kiwi Bruce Anstey won one of the most thrilling races in Isle of Man TT history when he won the Supersport TT today by just .77 of a second from Cameron Donald. Bruce Anstey and John McGuinness take the victories in Monday's Supersport and Superstock races at the Isle of Man TT. Read about our approach to external linking. The New Zealander overhauled long-time leader Ian Hutchinson after the pit-stops at the end of the fourth lap to clinch his first 'big bike' success. Bruce Anstey was made a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to motorsport in 2016. Nevertheless, 47-year-old Anstey made sure that Team Mugen retained its crown for the third consecutive year. Bruce Anstey is clearly revelling in Wednesday’s SES TT Zero Race, his first in the class, which takes the popular Kiwi to 11 outright TT race wins. If it wasn't for Anny (his partner) I wouldn't be here.". Antrim manager Darren Gleeson's joyful embrace with Domhnall Nugent summed up what the Joe McDonagh Cup victory meant to the Saffrons. Hampshire rider Hillier finished 48.5 seconds in arrears of Hutchinson on the Quattro Plant Kawasaki, with John McGuinness fourth on his Honda, William Dunlop fifth on the Tyco BMW and Michael Rutter sixth. The 13-time Isle of Man TT winner missed the 2018 and 2019 seasons of … Bruce Anstey wins the Superbike race at the TT for the first time to claim his 10th victory at the Isle of Man As the race was then red-flagged around the course, the positions from seventh onwards were awarded according to the riders' place at the end of the fifth lap. Bruce Anstey is a New Zealand professional motorcycle road racer. Everyone - the team, Clive (Padgett), my family have just been awesome," said a delighted Anstey after his victory. For the last time he drove a race in 2017. New Zealand's Bruce Anstey has moved onto 11 Isle of Man TT wins after claiming his first success in the SES TT Zero race on the Japanese Mugen machine. Ian Hutchinson celebrates his Senior TT win with Ryan Farquhar (left) and Bruce Anstey. Bruce Anstey took one of the most popular wins ever seen on the Mountain Course on Saturday evening when he took a fairytale victory in the Lightweight Classic TT. Bruce Anstey has started race week at the Isle of Man TT on the right note winning the first Superbike race. The indomitable New Zealander, who has been battling cancer, was cheered all around the course by fans as he dominated the race on his 250cc two stroke Honda […] Bruce Anstey will return to racing next month. The 50-year-old is one of the most successful riders in TT history, with 12 wins at the June event and a further four victories at the Classic races. Anstey has also claimed numerous successes at the Ulster Grand Prix, taking the top step on the podium on 13 occasions. The news was released on social media that the popular New Zealander Anstey… Ultimately, the 26-year-old Northern Irishman came off just a short distance from the finishing line after colliding with another rider, causing the red flags to come out. BRUCE ANSTEY had all of the answers as he headed off Ian Hutchinson to win the weather delayed RST Superbike TT decided over six gruelling laps of the Mountain Course. Speaking from the Isle of Man, Bruce Anstey told us about the long road to getting back on his lifelong love, the bike. Delays caused by a road traffic accident have resulted in a further rescheduling of the race programme. Bruce Anstey has retaiend his Isle of Man TT Zero crown after winning the resheduled one-lap race on the Mugen Shinden from team-mate Guy Martin … Anstey wins 600 race! The result is Anstey’s first Superbike success at the Isle of Man. James Hillier, winner Bruce Anstey and Ian Hutchinson after the Superbike race. Rivers deep and mountains high of respect. The race was rerun over four laps after the initial race was halted because of an accident involving Guy Martin. On 2 June 2008 Anstey was disqualified and stripped of the Supersport Junior TT title in the Isle of Man race meet. Bruce Anstey: Kiwi wins lightweight race at Classic TT on return from cancer treatment. Bruce Anstey is a New Zealand professional motorcycle road racer. Comeback Hero Bruce Anstey Wins Again at Classic TT Wellington-born Bruce Anstey, the ‘Flying Kiwi’, was fighting back the tears as the popular motorcycle racer overcame the odds following a two-year break for cancer treatment to win again at the Classic TT. New Zealand's Bruce Anstey has moved onto 11 Isle of Man TT wins after claiming his first success in the SES TT Zero race on the Japanese Mugen machine. I sle of Man TT stalwart Bruce Anstey will miss the 2018 road racing season after being diagnosed with cancer. Bruce Anstey (born April 24, 1969 in Wellington, New Zealand) is a motorcycle road racer for Relentless Suzuki in Northern Ireland.He made his Isle of Man TT debut in 1999 he completed his first race in the Lightweight 250 class, finishing 7th. Ian Hutchinson started the first Tourist Trophy race in style, flying over the mountain course with … The last two years have been really tough. Image Source: Commons.Wikimedia There was disappointment for Guy Martin, who retired early on the first lap, while Manxman Conor Cummins called it a day at Kirk Michael on lap four. Bruce Anstey secured his 10th Isle of Man TT victory by winning a thrilling six-lap Superbike race. An emotional Bruce Anstey finally savoured victory in the premier class at the Isle of Man TT with an exceptional performance in the 2015 Superbike race. The Flying Kiwi took the lead from team mate John McGuinness at Ballaugh as the Morecambe man suffered a temporary technical problem. By Kyle White Monday, 22nd June 2020, 6:00 am The 50-year-old is one of the most successful riders in TT history, with 12 wins at the June event and a further four victories at the Classic races. I can't believe it. Following a two year absence, Bruce Anstey achieved one of the most popular Mountain Course race wins in history taking out the Dunlop Lightweight Classic TT Race. New Zealander Bruce Anstey made an amazing comeback after a two-year break for cancer treatment with victory in the lightweight race at the Classic TT. Bruce Anstey has won his 10th TT finishing in front of a determined Ian Hutchinson. Article Source: Isle of Man TT News, June 07, 2015. anstey wins emotional dunlop lightweight classic Following a two-year absence, Bruce Anstey achieved one of the most popular Mountain Course race wins in history in this evening’s Dunlop Lightweight Classic TT Race, the second race of the 2019 Classic TT Races presented by Bennetts. Bruce Anstey wins Lightweight TT | 120mph lap on 250. by Trev. Last updated on 24 August 201924 August 2019.From the section Motorsport. "I've won all the other classes but this is the one I wanted. Article Source: Isle of Man TT News, June 07, 2015. ... and that year also saw ‘The Flying Kiwi’ claim his first win in the Lightweight Classic TT class. Following a two year absence, Bruce Anstey achieved one of the most popular Mountain Course race wins in history taking out the Dunlop Lightweight Classic TT Race. Hutchinson led on each of the first four laps and looked on course for a fairytale victory after undergoing 30 operations on his leg since a major crash at Silverstone in 2010, the same year he claimed five of his eight TT wins. Bruce Anstey secured his 10th Isle of Man TT victory by winning a thrilling six-lap Superbike race. Many riders say their first TT podiums and race wins are the highlight of their career and these came in the space of two years for Anstey. Three years later he set the current lap record in the class with a speed of 127.496mph, finishing second to Dean Harrison, and that year also saw him claim his first win in the Lightweight Classic TT class. Bruce Anstey at the Classic TT. He won a hectic SES TT Zero for Japanese tech-specialists Mugen with a lap speed of 118mph, outside last year’s record of 119.27mph. Bruce Anstey broke the outright lap record twice in today’s Motorsport Merchandise Superbike Classic TT Race, the final race of the 2017 Isle of Man Classic TT presented by Bennetts but had to settle for second place as Dean Harrison won a thrilling race by sixteen seconds, breaking the race record in the process. Image Source: Commons.Wikimedia *Hugh Barlow is a Morning Report deputy editor and a lifelong follower of motorcycle racing. Dan McFarland says Ulster will experience a different type of intensity against Gloucester in the Heineken Champions Cup on Saturday. 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