Dave Molyneux and passenger Patrick Farrance won the second Sidecar TT race to sweep the sidecar class in the 2012 Isle of Man TT. The duo won the first Sidecar TT race earlier in the week where they led every lap but this time Molyneux and Farrance had to mount a comeback on the final lap for the win.
The Tim Reeves and Dan Sayle led after the opening lap on an LCR Honda sidecar with a time of 20:16.09, averaging 111.692 mph. Molyneux and Farrance were just four seconds behind with the brother-team of Ben and Tom Birchall another five second behind. All three of these teams held the lead at various points on the opening lap.
The second lap saw Reeves and Sayle again in the lead with a lap time of 20:00.47 for an average speed of 113.146 mph. Molyneux and Farrance reduced the lead to under a second with a lap time under 20 minutes. Meanwhile the Birchall brothers fell behind and settled comfortably in third place with a lap remaining. Continue Reading »