proved beyond any doubt that he is the current King of the Mountain.
In practice John unofficially broke his own 2004 outright lap record by 1.1 seconds at 127.810, but almost everyone was lapping faster than they had ever done, reveling in the fine sunny weather enjoyed throughout the TT festival.
In both the Superbike and the Senior the hectic pace made them them fastest ever races in TT history.
Ian Hutchinson and Australian Cameron Donald were two new names to grace the podium for 2006, they pushed hard, with one more year's experience and who knows what the order could be but for now it was still Mcguiness who they would have to gaze up too at the very top.
A second treble put him into the illustrious company of Steve Hislop and Philip McCallen all on 11 TT wins each.
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