Steve Hislop rode the bike to a record
braking win in the Isle of Man Senior
TT in 1992, his race average of 121.8
mph was still standing in 1998. In the
earlier Formula 1 race he had lapped at
123.3 mph to finish second to Phil McCallen
but in the TT race he beat Carl Fogarty
on a works Yamaha by 4.4 seconds.
The NRS 588 engine produces over 135
hp at no more than 10,000rpm and runs
on unleaded petrol from a pump, maximum
speed is 185mph.
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