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Hopes high for practice session tonight

First session called off due to weather

Roads around the Mountain course are due to close at 6pm today ahead of practicing for the Festival of Motorcycling.

The first scheduled session for newcomers on Saturday had to be called off due to the poor weather.

Organisers have had to re-organise tonight's schedule to allow the newcomers out first for their sighting lap at 6.20pm.

They will be followed by qualifying for the Senior, Junior and SuperTwin classes in the MGP and Formula 1 and 2 machines in the Classic TT.

Then at 7.30pm the 350 and 500 machines in the Classic TT will take to the course followed by Lightweight MGP bikes and qualifying for newcomers.

Clerk of the Course Phil Taubman says he hopes that the weather stays bright:

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