Newcomers countdown to first lap of Mountain Course
There are just 100 days to go until the start of TT 2016.
The first practice session on Saturday, May the 28th will see solo and sidecar newcomers have their first lap on closed roads around the Mountain Course.
They will be speed controlled with experienced competitors leading the way.
Newcomers already announced include Ballymoney rider and Southern 100 600cc race winner Seamus Elliot, British Superstock Championship regular Victor Cox and Italian former World Superbike rider Alessandro Polita.
Elsewhere this week, it's been confirmed two-time T.T. winner Gary Johnson will ride for three -time British Supersport Cup Champions Team T3 Racing.
Gary will ride a Triumph Daytona 675 in the two Supersport races around the Mountain Course.
Following the announcement that Swiss manufacturer Suter Racing has entered a 580cc two-stroke in the Superbike and Senior races, it's now confirmed that Ian Lougher is coming out of T.T. retirement to compete on the bike.