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Barber wins first ever green TT

Rob Barber
Barber broke the 50cc TT record on the Team Agni machine

Rob Barber made TT history on Friday by winning the first ever zero-emission TTXGP in the Isle of Man.

The Team Agni Pro-Class rider completed the mountain course in 25 minutes 53.50 seconds, averaging 87.434 mph.

Barber finished 3 minutes 11 seconds ahead of Thomas Schoenfelder with Mark Buckley 58 seconds back in third.

"The bike is absolutely brilliant to ride and to win a race here in the Isle of Man really is a dream come true," Baber said.

"I can't thank the team enough they've done a superb job."

Chris Heath was first in the Open Class on the Electric Motorsport machine.


Result 12 June

TTXGP Pro-class

1. Rob Barber (AGNI) - 25 minutes 53.50 seconds

2. Thomas Schoenfelder (XXL Racing Team) - 29:04:93

3. Mark Buckley (Brammo)- 30:02:64

Open Class

1. Chris Heath (Electric Motorsport) 34:17:30

2. Chris Petty (Barefoot Motors) 36:23:06

3. John Crellin (TORK) 37:26:01



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