Condition update issued
Injured TT rider Steve Mercer is 'improving', according to doctors.
His condition is still described as 'critical, but stable', following a collision with an official car during Wednesday night's qualifying session.
The 36-year-old is being treated in Liverpool.
In a post online, wife Caroline described the extent of his injuries including a fractured ankle, heel and vertabrae.
She also revealed emergency surgery on Thursday went 'as well as the doctors could have hoped'.