TT 2015: SLIDESHOW: John McGuinness wins Senior TT to equal Mike Hailwood record

John McGuinness moved to within three of Joey Dunlop’s all-time record of 26 Isle of Man TT wins by taking victory in the blue riband Senior event on Friday afternoon.

McGuinness won a shortened four-lap race re-started following a serious crash involving Jamie Hamilton.

John McGuinness celebrates winning the Senior TT at TT 2015 with runner up James Hillier and third placed Ian Hutchinson

John McGuinness celebrates winning the Senior TT at TT 2015 with runner up James Hillier and third placed Ian Hutchinson

McGuinness finished ahead of James Hillier as he equalled Mike Hailwood’s record of seven Senior race triumphs.

Hamilton’s injuries were said to be “serious but not life-threatening”.

McGuinness won by 14 seconds from Hillier, setting a new absolute course record of 132.701mph in the process.