Michael Dunlop aims for 6 TT wins in a week

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Dunlop; "It’s a massive target, but that is what we go racing for"

Michael Dunlop has a current haul of seven Isle of Man TT wins to his name with four of coming from five starts at last years event. Now the Ballymoney man has his sights set on a record-breaking six wins in one week at the TT this year!

Michael Dunlop thinks he can win 6 races in one TT week

Dunlop will be riding the BMW Motorrard UK / Hawk Racing S1000RR in the Senior and Superstock TT races this year and is already aiming at the first ever 130mph Supersport lap and now he fancies six wins in a week which would of course beat the Ian 'Hutchy' Hutchinson's current 5-in-a-week record set in 2010.

As the startline numbers were confirmed for the newly sponsored Bike Nation Lightweight TT, Dunlop, who starts at number 6, said;

"It is fair to say that I haven’t really given the Lightweight Race my full attention in the past, but this year we are going all out to win this race and try and make it six wins from six starts. It’s a massive target, but that is what we go racing for and McAdoo Racing has gone all out on building me a race-winning bike. I’m looking forward to the challenge and seeing if we can put one over the established riders and teams in this class.”

However, the last two Lightweight TT race winners will be out to add to their tally too. The returning Ryan Farquhar starts at number 3 with James Hiller 10 seconds ahead at number 2.

James Hillier won the Lightweight Race in 2013, can he repeat it 2014?

Here's the top 20 and selected others in what will prove to be a highly competitive field vying for victory in the Lightweight TT which takes place ahead of the Senior TT on Friday 6th June.

  Start Number

  Name

  1.

  Ivan Lintin

  2.

  James Hillier

  3.

  Ryan Farquhar

  4.

  Guy Martin

  5.

  Michael Rutter

  6.

  Michael Dunlop

  7.

  Gary Johnson

  8.

  Jamie Hamilton

  9.

  Keith Amor

  10.

  Dan Cooper

  11.

  Jamie Cowton

  12.

  Dean Harrison

  13.

  Lee Johnston

  14.

  John Barton

  15.

  Olie Linsdell

  16.

  David Johnson

  17.

  Daniel Kneen

  18.

  Gavin Hunt

  19.

  Colin Stephenson

  20.

  Ben Wylie

  21.

  Roy Richardson

  23.

  Michael Sweeney

  24.

  Steve Mercer

  37.

  Daniel Sayle

  39.

  Joe Faragher

  45.

  Michael Russell

  48.

  Connor Behan

  66.

  Danny Webb

  73.

  Callum Laidlaw

  74.

  Alan Bonner

  75.

  Franck Petricola

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