The other rider involved was Scott Wilson, who is understood to have suffered a shoulder injury. 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. 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 is a New Zealand professional motorcycle road racer. 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. 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. 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. Ian Hutchinson started the first Tourist Trophy race in style, flying over the mountain course with … Everyone - the team, Clive (Padgett), my family have just been awesome," said a delighted Anstey after his victory. 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 … Anstey, 45, also set the fastest lap of the day at 131.977mph on his final circuit. Last updated on 24 August 201924 August 2019.From the section Motorsport. Speaking from the Isle of Man, Bruce Anstey told us about the long road to getting back on his lifelong love, the bike. On 2 June 2008 Anstey was disqualified and stripped of the Supersport Junior TT title in the Isle of Man race meet. 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. 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. "It's been so long since I raced competitively round here it cost me a wee bit," commented the softly-spoken Yorkshireman. Bruce Anstey will return to racing next month. "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. Bruce Anstey secured his 10th Isle of Man TT victory by winning a thrilling six-lap Superbike race. Article Source: Isle of Man TT News, June 07, 2015. Bruce Anstey is a New Zealand professional motorcycle road racer. Bruce made his North West 200 debut in 2002 and has won ten victories till 2017. The bike ran perfectly.". 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. Read about our approach to external linking. Ian Hutchinson started the first Tourist Trophy race in style, flying over the mountain course with … Bruce Anstey wins Lightweight TT | 120mph lap on 250. by Trev. 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. The Flying Kiwi took the lead from team mate John McGuinness at Ballaugh as the Morecambe man suffered a temporary technical problem. "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. The sidecar race will start at 13:30 BST on Monday with the Supersport event moved to 18:30. The race was reduced to three laps after the initial attempt to run was red-flagged on lap one following an incident at Ballaugh Bridge which. McGuinness set the fastest lap on lap one at 111.679mph and it was his third success in the senior classic after triumphs in 2016 and 2018. Bruce Anstey has started race week at the Isle of Man TT on the right note winning the first Superbike race. For the last time he drove a race in 2017. Bruce Anstey and John McGuinness take the victories in Monday's Supersport and Superstock races at the Isle of Man TT. Bruce Anstey and John McGuinness take the victories in Monday's Supersport and Superstock races at the Isle of Man TT. I sle of Man TT stalwart Bruce Anstey will miss the 2018 road racing season after being diagnosed with cancer. 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. It's a huge achievement for the former Wellingtonian who quit last year to undertake treatment for cancer. By Kyle White Monday, 22nd June 2020, 6:00 am 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 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. 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 (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. Call us now on 0333 005 3355. August 27, 2017. in Historic Road Racing, Motorcycle News, Motorcycle Racing, Real Road / TT. It was a sixth Classic TT win for Anstey and his third in the lightweight class. 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. Bruce Anstey has won his 10th TT finishing in front of a determined Ian Hutchinson. 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 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. 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. 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. Last updated on 8 June 20158 June 2015.From the section Northern Ireland. 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. 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. 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. Ian Hutchinson celebrates his Senior TT win with Ryan Farquhar (left) and Bruce Anstey. The race was reduced to three laps after the initial attempt to run was red-flagged on lap one following an incident at Ballaugh Bridge which claimed the life of Chris Swallow. Antrim manager Darren Gleeson's joyful embrace with Domhnall Nugent summed up what the Joe McDonagh Cup victory meant to the Saffrons. 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. Rivers deep and mountains high of respect. 3 min read It was a sixth Classic TT win for Anstey and his third in the lightweight class. Bruce Anstey was made a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to motorsport in 2016. 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. 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 … Because of cancer, he had to retire from racing. Bruce Anstey has won his 10th TT finishing in front of a determined Ian Hutchinson. "Greatest achievement today: Bruce Anstey winning the Lightweight Classic TT," former TT winner and leading motorcycling journalist Mat Oxley posted on Twitter. 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 . The Superstock race has been switched to Tuesday afternoon, with a start time to be confirmed. The result is Anstey’s first Superbike success at the Isle of Man. Nevertheless, 47-year-old Anstey made sure that Team Mugen retained its crown for the third consecutive year. By Kyle White Monday, 22nd June 2020, 6:00 am Read about our approach to external linking. Anstey has also claimed numerous successes at the Ulster Grand Prix, taking the top step on the podium on 13 occasions. Image Source: Commons.Wikimedia I sle of Man TT stalwart Bruce Anstey will miss the 2018 road racing season after being diagnosed with cancer. Bruce Anstey and John McGuinness take the victories in Monday's Supersport and Superstock races at the Isle of Man TT. Lincolnshire GBmoto Kawasaki hope Gary Johnson crashed at the Guthries section but was reported to have walked away relatively unscathed. Anstey wins 600 race! "I smoothed out a bit on the fourth lap just when Bruce was starting to push hard and I ended up chasing," continued the 35-year-old. 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. The 13-time Isle of Man TT winner missed the 2018 and 2019 seasons of … "I've won all the other classes but this is the one I wanted. Johnson grabbed the lead on the opening lap, but the gap to Anstey … Bruce Anstey: Kiwi wins lightweight race at Classic TT on return from cancer treatment. Bruce Anstey secured his 10th Isle of Man TT victory by winning a thrilling six-lap Superbike race. 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. Bruce Anstey and John McGuinness take the victories in Monday's Supersport and Superstock races at the Isle of Man TT. 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. 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. James Hillier completed the podium after Michael Dunlop crashed without serious injury while lying third. Last year’s winner and road racing icon John McGuiness fell back to fourth place owing to some technical problems in his bike. 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. I can't believe it. 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. Padgett's Honda rider Anstey's winning margin was 10.97 seconds, the Kiwi setting a new race record. 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 … 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. 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 race was rerun over four laps after the initial race was halted because of an accident involving Guy Martin. The news was released on social media that the popular New Zealander Anstey… In 2006, Bruce was victorious in the Superstock class once more. 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. Bruce Anstey has started race week at the Isle of Man TT on the right note winning the first Superbike race. James Hillier, winner Bruce Anstey and Ian Hutchinson after the Superbike race. 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. 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. 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 at the Classic TT. Bruce Almighty!" Bruce Anstey has won the SES TT Zero Challenge for Team Mugen at the Isle of Man TT 2016. 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. He will compete in the Classic TT for the Milenco by Padgetts Motorcycles team with a Honda RS250 in the Lightweight class. Welshman Ian Lougher was fourth and he was followed in by Jamie Coward and Welshman Charles Rhys Hardisty. 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. Dunlop was brought back in an ambulance and limped back to the paddock after coming off close to the finish of the opening race of TT week. The page was started by award-winning journalist and TT competitor Adam Child. In 2005 he did not win any races, but had 2 podiums. 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