Harrison tops leaderboard
Speeds were high at the opening practice session for the Steam Packet Southern 100 last night.
The defending champions topped the leaderboards.
Dean Harrison was quickest on the Superbikes at 111.858mph ahead of Ivan Lintin and Rob Hodson.
Newcomer Davy Todd was an impressive 8th at 106.379mph.
John Holden and Lee Cain lead the sidecar times at 99.244mph.
Second were Tim Reeves and Mark Wilkes with newcomers Lewis Blackstock and Patrick Rosney in a stunning third place.
Other class leaders are Ivan Lintin in the Supertwins at 104.223mph, Adrian Kershaw in the 125/400/Moto3 class at 94.013mph and Dean Harrison in the Supersport at 108.081mph.
There is more practice this evening ahead of the first racing of 2018 - full commentary of the races from approximately 7.30pm on AM1368, via the website and the app.
Roads around Billown close from 6.00pm until 9.40pm this evening for practice and the first races.
You can listen to full commentary on the race action from approximately 7.25pm on AM1368, the AM Player at manxradio.com and the MR App. And around the course on 87.9FM