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TT Course to close for additional practice session

First day of racing postponed for more qualifying laps

Roads around the TT Course are due to close this morning for qualifying, instead of racing.

Today was originally scheduled to be the opening day of the race programme, but weather has prevented any practice since Tuesday.

As a result, the Mountain Road will close from Barrule Park to the Bungalow from 10.15, with the rest of the road shut by 10.30.

The whole course is due to be closed by 11am, with solo classes excluding the Lightweights scheduled to be on the course by 11.40.

The full programme for today is:

10.15: Barrule Park, Ramsey to Bungalow closed

10.30: Bungalow to Creg Ny Baa closed

11.00: Rest of the TT Course closed

11.40: Superbike/ Superstock/ Supersport/ Newcomers (except Lightweight)

13.10: Sidecar qualifying

14.50: Supersport/ Lightweight/ All Newcomers

15.45: Sidecar qualifying (1 lap)

16.10: Superbike/ Superstock (1 lap)

16.30: TT Zero (1 lap)

17.30: Roads open except Mountain section

18.30: All roads open around the Course

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