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  The Southern 100 has had plenty of exciting finishes with the dead heat between Phil Read and Alan Shepherd
  setting the standard. Jason Griffiths has won the Championship twice by less than 0.3 of a second with an incredible 12 Solo and 4 Sidecar Championship Races being decided by less than 1 second.  
  an incredible 12 Solo and 4 Sidecar Championship Races being decided by less than 1 second.  
  There are a remarkable 101 races that have been decided by under 0.9 of a second!    
           
  Year Class First Second Laps Difference
1 1961 350 Dead Heat Phil Read and Alan Shepherd 18 0.00 sec
2 1988 Classic 2 Dead Heat Alan Dugdale and Alan Smith 8 0.00 sec
3 2006 125 Robert Dunlop Darren Lindsay 6 0.001 sec
4 2014 250/650 Dean Harrison James Cowton 6 0.001 sec
5 2006 600 B Final Andy Cowin Dave Madsen-Mygdal 8 0.002 sec
6 2016 600 Race 1 Dean Harrison Ivan Lintin 7 0.035 sec
7 2005 Classic 1 Alan Oversby Dave Madsen-Mygdal 6 0.041 sec
8 2009 600 Race 1 Ryan Farquhar Michael Dunlop 6 0.047 sec
9 2011 Senior Race Guy Martin Michael Dunlop 6 0.047 sec
10 2017 250/650 2 Ivan`Lintin James Cowton 6 0.065 sec
11 2013 600 Dean Harrison Guy Martin 8 0.077 sec
12 2015 Senior Solo F Michael Dunlop Guy Martin 7 0.087 sec
13 2015 Senior Race Guy Martin Michael Dunlop 7 0.092 sec
14 1995 Junior Jason Griffiths Denis McCullough 9 0.1 sec
15 1997 600 Derek Young Bob Jackson 10 0.1 sec
16 1999 600 Jason Griffiths Blair Degerholm 10 0.1 sec
17 1999 Classic Derek Whalley Jeff Jones 8 0.1 sec
18 1999 125 Robert Dunlop Ian Lougher 6 0.1 sec
19 2002 Classic Dave Madsen-Mygdal Mike Hose 8 0.1 sec
20 2003 600 Ian Lougher Ryan Farquhar 10 0.1 sec
21 2013 Support Rad Hughes James Neesom 6 0.104 sec
22 2013 Sidecar Championship Tim Reeves/Dan Sayle Ben + Tom Birchall 6 0.118 sec
23 2011 Senior Solo F Michael Dunlop Guy Martin 8 0.121 sec
24 2017 Championship Dean Harrison Dan Kneen 9 0.131 sec
25 2015 Sidecar Tim Reeves/Mark Wilkes Ian Bell/Carl Bell 6 0.139 sec
26 2009 250 Race 1 William Dunlop Ian Lougher 4 0.147 sec
27 2009 Senior Solo F Ryan Farquhar Guy Martin 6 0.154 sec
28 2017 Senior Solo F Michael Dunlop Dan Kneen 7 0.156sec
29 2009 Championship Guy Martin Ryan Farquhar 9 0.163 sec
30 2017 Senior Race1 Michael Dunlop Dan Kneen 7 0.184 sec
31 2012 250/650 Ryan Farquhar Jamie Hamilton 8 0.197 sec
32 1958 350 Bob McIntrye Terry Shepherd 12 0.2 sec
33 1968 500 Selwyn Griffiths Steve Jolly 12 0.2 sec
34 1980 250 Joey Dunlop Conor McGinn 12 0.2 sec
35 1990 F2 Sidecar Champ Alan Warner/Cat Jenkins Artie Oates/Stuart Pitts 8 0.2 sec
36 1991 600 Iain Gibson Kenny Harrison 8 0.2 sec
37 1992 125 Denis McCullough Ian Lougher 5 0.2 sec
38 1994 Championship Jason Griffiths Joey Dunlop 12 0.2 sec
39 1995 600 40th Anniv Dave Leach Bob Jackson 8 0.2 sec
40 1996 125 Ian Lougher Glen English 6 0.2 sec
41 1998 Junior Paul Dedman Ian Lougher 10 0.2 sec
42 2003 Senior Ryan Farquhar Jason Griffiths 10 0.2 sec
43 2003 125 Chris Palmer Ian Lougher 6 0.2 sec
44 2004 Junior Solo F Ryan Farquhar Darren Lindsay 6 0.22 sec
45 2004 Senior Solo F Ryan Farquhar Darren Lindsay 6 0.25 sec
46 2017 600 Race 2 Dean Harrison Michael Dunlop 7 0.264 sec
47 2011 125 Chris Palmer William Dunlop 6 0.267 sec
48 2007 400 Paul Dobbs Alan Oversby 6 0.279sec
49 2009 Senior Ryan Farquhar Guy Martin 6 0.283sec
50 1993 600 Regal Joey Dunlop Tim Poole 7 0.3 sec
51 1997 Senior Simon Beck Derek Young 10 0.3 sec
52 1997 Championship Jason Griffiths Bob Jackson 12 0.3 sec
53 2002 125 Robert Dunlop Ian Lougher 6 0.3 sec
54 2017 250/650 1 Ivan Lintin James Cowton 6 0.334sec
55 2007 125 Chris Palmer Ian Lougher 6 0.342 sec
56 2015 600 Seamus Elliott Russ Mountford 7 0.374 sec
57 2009 125 Chris Palmer Ian Lougher 3 0-387 sec
58 1958 500 Terry Shepherd Bob McIntyre 24 0.4 sec
59 1971 Sidecar Champ Dave French G Nottingham 12 0.4 sec
60 1982 Sidecar Champ Tony Baker Steve Webster   0.4 sec
61 1992 Championship Phillip McCallen Derek Young 12 0.4 sec
62 1998 Sidecar Race Ian Bell/Neil Carpenter Dave Molyneux/Craig Hallam 6 0.4 sec
63 2000 Senior Solo F Ian Lougher Blair Degerholm 10 0.4 sec
64 2005 600 50th Anniv Ian Lougher Ryan Farquhar 8 0.419 sec
65 2013 250/650 Jamie Hamilton Dean Harrison 8 0.422 sec
66 2015 Senior Support Jonathan Howarth Andy Dudgeon 6 0.445 sec
67 2007 600 B Final Tony Oates Daniel Kneen 8 0.452 sec
68 2013 Championship Guy Martin Michael Dunlop 8 0.454 sec
69 2006 Championship Cameron Donald Guy Martin 9 0.473 sec
70 2009 Sidecar Steven Coombes/Paul Knapton Ian Bell/Carl Bell 6 0.493 sec
71 1997 Junior Solo  F James Courtney Ian Lougher 10 0.5 sec
72 2011 Sidecar Race Klaus Klaffenbock/Dan Sayle Simon Neary/Jason Crowe 6 0.547 sec
73 2009 Sidecar Consolation Glyn Jones/Jason Slous Gary Bryan/Jamie Winn 4 0.574sec
74 1955 350 Derek Ennett Dave Chadwick 12 0.6 sec
75 1960 350 Ron Langston Bob McIntyre 18 0.6 sec
76 1962 350 Phil Read Fred Stevens 18 0.6 sec
77 1981 Championship Dave Ashton Rob McElnea 12 0.6 sec
78 1983 Solo Support Trevor Steele Neil Tuxworth 10 0.6 sec
79 1985 Championship Kenny Harrison Buddy Yeardsley 12 0.6 sec
80 1989 Sidecar 1st leg Geoff Bell/Janet Lowe Vic Jefford /Pete Hill 9 0.6 sec
81 1995 Senior Bob Jackson Paul Hunt 9 0.6 sec
82 1997 125 Robert Dunlop Owen McNally 6 0.6 sec
83 2000 Championship Blair Degerholm Ian Lougher 12 0.6 sec
84 2004 125 Darren Lindsay Chris Palmer 6 0.61 sec
85 2013 250/650 Dean Harrison Ivan Lintin 6 0.612sec
86 2014 Championship Guy Martin Dean Harrison 9 0.616sec
87 2014 Sidecar Ian + Carl Bell Dave Molyneux/Ben Binns 6 0.665 sec
88 2006 600 Guy Martin Ian Lougher 8 0.678 sec
89 2012 125/400 Ryan Kneen James Cowton 4 0.691 sec
90 2015 Championship Guy Martin Dan Kneen 9 0.704 sec
91 2016 Sidecar Race Tim Reeves/Patrick Farrance Dave Molyneux/Dan Sayle 3 0.705 sec
92 2017 600 Race 1 Dean Harrison James Cowton 7 0.772 sec
93 1956 350 Bob McIntrye Dave Chadwick 12 0.8 sec
94 1964 125 Bill Smith Gary Dickinson 6 0.8 sec
95 1988 Solo Founders Dave Leach Phillip McCallen 9 0.8 sec
96 1989 Classic 1 Asa Moyce Alan Dugdale 8 0.8 sec
97 1991 Junior Solo F Joey Dunlop Ian Lougher 12 0.8 sec
98 1992 600 Regal Phillip McCallen Johnny Rea 9 0.8 sec
99 2000 Classic Dave Madsen-Mygdal Karl Wilkie 8 0.8 sec
100 2009 600 Race A Ryan Farquhar Conor Cummins 8 0.842sec
101 2015 125/400 Dave Taylor Adrian Kershaw 6 0.893 sec
             
        Updated Sept 2017