Jamie Coward fastest in Manx Grand Prix practice

Dave Kneen photography

Jamie Coward posted the quickest time of the evening at Thursday's fifth practice session for the Manx Grand Prix in the Isle of Man.

The 21-year-old from Yorkshire lapped the Mountain Course at 118.220mph, slightly slower than his fastest time of the week.

Meanwhile, Manx rider Dan Kneen posted his quickest time of the week in classic Superbike class at 112.348mph.

John Barton also impressed with a 110mph lap on his 750cc Suzuki GSXR.

Elsewhere, Ollie Linsdell was fastest in the 500cc Classic class and Chris Palmer topped the 250cc timesheets.

Phil McGurk was fastest in the Junior Post Classic practice and James Cowton is the fastest newcomer.

Practice will continue on Friday evening and the opening race will be held on Saturday.

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