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Isle of Wight Diamond Races reportedly scrapped

TT-style event called off, journalist claims

The proposed Diamond races which were due to take place in the Isle of Wight have been scrapped.

They were expected to run annually each October but a journalist on the Island claims the organisers have now decided against operating the Isle of Man TT-style event.   

A separate road race is still scheduled for April next year with proposals currently at the public consultation stage.

Isle of Wight Radio Journalist, Iona Stewart-Richardson, says she's been told the Diamond races were dropped because of safety concerns:

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