14-time T.T. winner John McGuinness believes adding to his tally will be harder than ever, after organisers announced a full and very strong entry.
In all, 13 former champions with 60 wins between them will race around the Mountain Course.
20 solo newcomers and World Sidecar race winners Ben and Tom Birchall will make their T.T. debut.
McGuinness says the reasons for the T.T.'s continued popularity are simple:-