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Cooper Ends TT In Fine Style
Posted by: newsla on Jun 06, 2014 - 02:06 PM
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Cooper Ends TT In Fine Style


Stroud's Dan Cooper ended his 2014 Isle of Man TT campaign on a high note today by taking his best ever finish with eighth in the morning's Bikenation Lightweight race and then posting his personal best lap of the Mountain Course on his way to 14th in the PokerStars Senior TT.

 

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With perfect conditions all around the island, the three lap Lightweight race got the action underway in the morning with Dan having a last minute switch to the CMS/Tony Morris Kawasaki. Despite having only completed one practice lap on the machine the day before, a strong opening lap of 114.769mph placed Dan in seventh place and although he was pushed back to eighth a lap later, a final flying lap of 115.432mph ensured he held onto the position to pick up another silver replica and record his best ever result in five years of racing at the TT.

There was little respite for Dan with the six lap Senior starting at 1.00pm and a near standing start lap of 124mph placed Dan in a solid 22nd place. Despite being on his own for almost the entire six laps, Dan's pace on the Tsingtao Kawasaki stayed high and he continually advanced forward. His first ever 125mph lap on the second lap moved him up inside the top twenty and by two thirds race distance, he was up to 15th. However, he saved the best until last and a final flying lap of 126.375mph moved him up to 14th although he agonisingly missed out on his second silver replica of the day.

Dan Cooper: "It's been a good end to what's been a tough fortnight although I'm a bit disappointed to have missed out on a silver replica in the Senior, being the first rider to win a bronze! Apart from overtaking Ben Wylie on the first lap, I never saw another rider for the entire race so it was quite a lonely ride. However, that makes my lap speeds more pleasing as it shows what pace I can do on my own without being towed along by anybody. It was a last minute decision to switch to the CMS machine and I only managed one practice lap on it the day before so to finish eighth is a great result. I had a good clean race and I'm sure, with a bit more set-up time, I could have been higher up the order. We've had to work hard throughout but at the end of the day, we've only had one DNF from six races which isn't a bad return. I've picked up more silver replicas, had my best ever finish and posted my best ever lap so I can't complain too much. Thanks to everyone who's helped me."


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