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Manxies at NW200

Five Isle of Man riders are competing at this week's North West 200 international race meeting in Northern Ireland.

Conor Cummins, John Barton, Chris Palmer, Gavin Hunt and Daniel Kneen form part of the all-star line-up.

The first practice session takes place this evening around the famous 8.96 mile Triangle Course between Coleraine, Portstewart and Portrush.

Ramsey's Conor Cummins is riding for McAdoo Kawasaki and is amongst the favourites to claim a race victory.

However, many of road racings top names will be in action including Steve Plater, John McGuinness, Bruce Anstey, Cameron Donald, Michael Rutter, Guy Martin, Ian Hutchinson and the in-form Ryan Farquhar.

Manx Radio's Chris Kinley will be part of the BBC commentary team and says Cummins has a realistic chance:-

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