Dean Harrison has won the Dunlop Senior TT, the most prestigious race of the Isle of Man TT. Michael Dunlop took the top step in the Lightweight TT. Both riders were running Metzler tyres.
The success at the Dunlop Senior TT represents an historic victory for both the tyre brand and the rider from Bradford, who took the Senior TT for the very first time. Furthermore, at 30, Dean Harrison is one of the youngest riders ever to win this race.
After getting three second places in the Superbike and Supersport races on Monday 3rd June and in the Superstock race on Thursday 6th June, Harrison finally got a 2019 win under his belt in the blue ribbon Senior race.
Harrison was riding the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR of the Silicone Engineering Racing Kawasaki team fitted with Metzler Racetec RR Slick tyres and won by 53 seconds over second place Peter Hickman, and third placed Conor Cummins.