Several top riders are being lined up for debuts at T.T. 2009.
The T.T. recruitment campaign saw a large group of potential newcomers visit the Island during Manx Grand Prix race week.
Amongst those taking a look at the Mountain Course were 2006 Virgin Yamaha R6 Cup Champion Tom Grant, World and British Superbike rider Tom Bridewell, and World Sidecar pairing Ben and Tom Birchall.
Current Irish Superbike Champion Michael Pearson made a visit earlier in the fortnight.
2002 British Supersport Champion Stuart Easton is already making preperations for his first T.T. meeting next year:-
PICTURE - T.T. 2009 potential newcomers (left to right):-
Back Row - Tom Grant, Stuart Easton, Jenny Tinmouth
Third Row - Ben Birchall, Tom Birchall, Ben Wylie, Brian McCormack, AJ Venter, Dan Linfoot
Second Row - Drew Dorling, Dan Cooper, Kenny Gilbertson, Steve Mercer
Front Row - Steve Heneghan, Tommy Bridewell, Victor Cox