2006 Manx Grand Prix

The 2006 Manx Grand Prix motorcycle races for amateur competitors took place from 28 August to 1 September over the Snaefell Mountain Course. The English rider Craig Atkinson won both the Junior and Senior Grand Prix races.

Newcomers Race AEdit

Monday 28 August 2006 – Mountain Course (4 laps – 150.92 miles)

  • Two-stroke motorcycles exceeding 250 cc and not exceeding 750 cc.
  • Four-stroke motorcycles exceeding 400 cc and not exceeding 750 cc.
  • Twin/three-cylinder motorcycles exceeding 600 cc and not exceeding 1000 cc.[1]
Rank Rider Team Speed Time
1   Shane Connor 750 cc Suzuki 114.41 mph 1:19.08.70
2   Mats Nilsson 600 cc Yamaha 112.65 1:20.22.88
3   Michael Weldon 600 cc Yamaha 110.27 1:22.07.20
4   Andy Cowin 600 cc Yamaha 110.23 1:22.08.73
5   Wayne Kirwan 750 cc Suzuki 109.08 1:22.56.41
6   Kiaran Hanklin 600 cc Honda 108.61 1:23.22.55
7   Erwan Erkelens 750 cc Suzuki 107.49 1:24.14.42
8   Trevor Ferguson 600 cc Kawasaki 107.34 1:24.21.60
9   Mickey Fitzpatrick 750 cc Suzuki 107.22 1:24.27.45
10   Darren Neal 600 cc Yamaha 105.96 1:25.27.41

Newcomers Race CEdit

Monday 28 August 2006 – Mountain Course (4 laps – 150.92 miles)

  • Two-stroke motorcycles exceeding 125 cc and 6 gears.
  • Four-stroke motorcycles exceeding 250 cc and not exceeding 400 cc.[1]
Rank Rider Team Speed Time
1   Michael Dunlop 125 cc Honda 103.78 mph 1:27.15.17
2   Daniel Sayle 125 cc Honda 100.74 1:29.53.14
3   Ken Onus 400 cc Honda 100.13 1:30.26.28
4   Alistair Howarth 400 cc Yamaha 97.62 1:32.45.75
5   Jason Lamb 400 cc Yamaha 95.78 1:32.45.78
6   John MacFarlane 400 cc Kawasaki 94.17 1:39.09.08
7   Nick Shorter 399 cc Honda 92.13 1:38.17.08
8   Tim Kaley 400 cc Honda 84.02 1:47.46.65

Senior Classic RaceEdit

Monday 28 August 2006 – Mountain Course (4 laps – 150.92 miles)

  • For motorcycles exceeding 350 cc and not exceeding 500 cc.[1]
Rank Rider Team Speed Time
1   Chris Palmer 499 cc Manx Norton 105.03 mph 1:26.12.83
2   Steve Linsdell 500 cc BIC Paton 104.66 1:26.31.05
3   Derek Whalley 476 cc Aermacchi 103.43 1:27.32.76
4   John Goodall 496 cc G50 Matchless 101.37 1:29.19.80
5   Alan Brew 496 cc G50 Seeley 101.20 1:29.28.74
6   Ryan Farquhar 500 cc Manx Norton 101.06 1:29.36.09
7   Dave Hughes 499 cc Manx Norton 100.42 1:30.10.63
8   Stacey Killworth 499 cc Manx Norton 97.8 1:32.35.61
9   Tony Cawte 435 cc Drixton Honda 97.72 1:32.40.15
10   Steven Elliot 500 cc Honda 97.50 1:32.52.65

Junior Classic RaceEdit

Wednesday 30 August 2006 – Mountain Course (4 laps – 150.92 miles)

  • Class A for motorcycles exceeding 300 cc and not exceeding 350 cc.

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Rank Rider Team Speed Time
1   Roy Richardson 348 cc Drixton Honda 99.43 mph 1:31.04.39
2   Tony Cawte 349 cc Drixton Honda 98.61 1:31.49.48
3   John Goodall 349 cc 7R AJS 97.71 1:32.40.46
4   Paul Coward 350 cc Honda 96.55 1:33.47.39
5   Graham Taubman 350 cc Manx Norton 96.34 1:33.59.24
6   Ryan Farquhar 348 cc Aermacchi 95.97 1:34.21.19
7   Bob Price 350 cc Honda 95.80 1:34.21.27
8   Steven Elliot 350 cc Honda 95.07 1:35.14.99
9   Doug Snow 340 cc Ducati 93.67 1:36.40.55
10   Wattie Brown 350 cc Honda 92.86 1:37.31.11

Lightweight Classic RaceEdit

Wednesday 30 August 2006 – Mountain Course (4 laps – 150.92 miles)

  • Class B for motorcycles exceeding 175 cc and not exceeding 250 cc.[1]
Rank Rider Team Speed Time
1   Geoff McMullan 250 cc Suzuki 93.79 mph 1:36.33.05
2   Peter Wakefield 250 cc Suzuki 93.31 1:37.02.08
3   Peter Richardson 247 cc Suzuki 91.51 1:39.20.51
4   David Smith 247 cc Yamaha 91.01 1:39.29.57
5   Jim Weeks 247 cc Suzuki 91.01 1:40.35.97
6   Tom Jackson 247 cc Suzuki 88.16 1:42.42.87
7   Mervyn Stratford 247 cc Greeves Silverstone 85.52 1:45.53.37

Junior Manx Grand PrixEdit

Wednesday 30 August 2006 – Mountain Course (4 laps – 150.92 miles)

  • Two-stroke motorcycles exceeding 200 cc and not exceeding 350 cc.
  • Four-stroke four-cylinder motorcycles exceeding 450 cc and not exceeding 600 cc.
  • Four-stroke twin-cylinder motorcycles exceeding 600 cc and not exceeding 750 cc.[2]
Rank Rider Team Speed Time
1   Craig Atkinson 600 cc Honda 116.63 mph 1:17.38.62
2   Derek Brien 600 cc Kawasaki 116.62 1:17.38.63
3   Barry Davidson 600 cc Yamaha 114.48 1:19.01.89
4   Andrew Neill 600 cc Yamaha 114.46 1:19.02.69
5   Mark Castle 600 cc Yamaha 113.99 1:19.26.18
6   Ryan McCay 600 cc Honda 113.70 1:19.38.54
7   James McCullaugh 600 cc Suzuki 113.51 1:19.46.49
8   Maurice Hogg 600 cc Yamaha 113.42 1:19.50.34
9   Philip McGurk 600 cc Suzuki 113.05 1:20.05.84
10   Adam Barclay 600 cc Yamaha 112.57 1:20.26.32

Lightweight Manx Grand PrixEdit

Friday 1 September 2006 – Mountain Course (4 laps – 150.92 miles)

Rank Rider Team Speed Time
1   Barry Davidson 250 cc Honda 110.36 mph 1:22.03.05
2   Brian Spooner 249 cc Yamaha 110.11 1:22.14.27
3   Stuart Garton 250 cc Honda 107.85 1:23.57.69
4   Brian Mateer 250 cc Yamaha 104.94 1:26.17.24
5   Mark Waddell 250 cc Honda 104.41 1:26.43.65
6   Chris Barrett 250 cc Yamaha 104.01 1:27.03.42
7   Andrew Kneale 250 cc Yamaha 102.96 1:27.56.79
8   Neil Cudworth 249 cc Yamaha 101.22 1:29.27.56
9   Thomas Snow 250 cc Yamaha 100.95 1:29.41.89
10   Neil Chadwick 250 cc Yamaha 100.72 1:29.54.50

Senior Manx Grand PrixEdit

Friday 1 September 2006 – Mountain Course (4 laps – 150.92 miles)

  • Four-stroke four-cylinder motorcycles exceeding 450 cc and not exceeding 750 cc.
  • Four-stroke twin-cylinder motorcycles exceeding 600 cc and not exceeding 1000 cc.[1]
Rank Rider Team Speed Time
1   Craig Atkinson 750 cc Suzuki 116.27 mph 1:17.52.85
2   Derek Brien 600 cc Kawasaki 115.53 1:18.22.60
3   Steve Oates 750 cc Suzuki 114.41 1:19.08.64
4   Shane Connor 750 cc Suzuki 113.88 1:19.31.09
5   Adam Barclay 750 cc Suzuki 113.63 1:19.41.43
6   Andrew Neill 600 cc Kawasaki 113.28 1:19.56.29
7   Maurice Hogg 600 cc Yamaha 113.14 1:20.02.09
8   James McCullough 600 cc Suzuki 113.09 1:20.04.12
9   Glynn Jones 600 cc Yamaha 112.30 1:20.38.16
10   Scott Wilson 750 cc Suzuki 112.19 1:20.42.78

SourcesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f Race Guide Manx Grand Prix 2006
  2. ^ Race Guide Manx Grand Prix 2006 page 15

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