Hutchy equals IOM TT four wins in a week record
Article posted: 11/06/2010 08:43:01
Hutchy wins four at TTPadgett's Honda rider Ian Hutchinson has become only the second man to win four Isle of Man TT races in a week.
The 31-year-old Yorkshireman equalled the achievement set by Phillip McCallen by winning the second Monster Energy Supersport race yesterday (Thursday).
He battled with Michael Dunlop over the four laps and the record looked like a no-goer when Hutchy lost the lead at Ballaugh on the final lap.
But the racer got his head down to pull victory out of the bag, his fourth of the week.
The first win came on Sunday in the PokerStars Superbike race, when he got the better of Dunlop for the first time in the event.
Hutchy's second victory was in the first Monster Energy Supersport race on Monday when he beat Guy Martin and the third came that afternoon in the Royal London 360 Superstock race.
The quartet of wins mean Hutchy has already wrapped-up the overall TT Championship with a 36-point lead, although the battle for the Privateers Championship continues.
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