This was one of the best TT's I've covered, there was close electrifying
racing with any of up to 4 or 5 riders capable of winning and most importantly
of all, no major accidents.
So after the sepia tinged centenary celebrations from 12 months ago a host of fresh riders were eager to upstage the older establishment, quick learners Keith Amor, Gary Johnson and Steve Plater all being tipped for possible podium places.
Cameron Donald had missed last years party due to injury, but the 30 year old Aussie had shown his considerable potential in the 2006 Senior TT by finishing second only to John Mcguiness and lapping at over 128mph in the process.
In the sidecars interest was at an all time high with local stars Nick Crowe and Dave Molyneux heading a quality entry bolstered by the debut of double World Champions Tim Reeves and Patrick Farrance.
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