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suspension manufacturer delighted at TT successes

K-Tech Suspension is delighted at its multiple successes at this year’s Isle of Man TT races. In the exhilarating opening event, the rescheduled RST Superbike race, K-Tech rider Ian Hutchinson (Tyco BMW S1000RR) took his first win of this year’s TT. Half of the top 10 finishers used K-Tech products, including four of the top five, using KTR front forks and DDS Pro shock absorbers.

Then James Hillier on the JG Speedfit Kawasaki and Peter Hickman (Trooper Beer, Triumph) rode their way to podium places in the Monster Energy Supersport Race 1, coming second and third respectively using K-Tech DDS front fork cartridges and DDS Pro shock absorbers. The second Supersport race was unfortunately cancelled due to bad weather.

Ian Hutchinson continued his success by dominating the RL360 Quantum Superstock race, which followed on Wednesday, securing himself the top step of the podium and his 16th TT win. Manxman Dan Kneen (DTR/ Powered by Penz 13 BMW S1000RR) also triumphed, securing his debut TT podium in third place and setting his best ever lap of the mountain course. Both riders were using K-Tech DDS front fork cartridges and DDS Pro shocks, along with seven of the top ten finishers.

In the Bennetts Lightweight race, Martin Jessopp on the Riders Motorcycles Kawasaki joined Peter Hickman (KMR/EIG Racing Kawasaki) on the podium, finishing second and third respectively, with Daniel Cooper, Michael Dunlop and James Cowton, also finishing in the top 10, using K-Tech DDS front fork cartridges and DDS Pro shock absorbers.

The highly anticipated Pokerstars Senior TT race was restarted over four laps, after the original race was red-flagged, due to an incident involving Ian Hutchinson at the 27th milestone. Dean Harrison claimed his second podium of the TT, finishing third and achieving his first 132mph lap. Riders using K-Tech products held a strong presence in the Senior TT result sheets with, over half finishing in the top 20 places.

Ken Summerton, technical director at K-Tech Suspension said: “The Isle of Man TT is a fantastic opportunity to demonstrate the quality and performance of our racing products and it is terrific to see so many riders on K-Tech Suspension take to the podium.”

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