Final preparations are being made for the start of T.T. 2012.
Many of the leading teams and riders will be arriving in the next few days.
However, many of the top names are also competing at the latest round of the British Superbike Championship at Snetterton.
One is Ian Lougher who arrived to set-up his awning at the back of the T.T. Grandstand on Monday but leaves the island today for the circuit in East Anglia.
The 10-time winner says it's an additional pressure he could do without:-