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Should bikes race in the wet?

Several riders have been critical of organisers for sending them out racing in less than perfect conditions at this year's Manx Grand Prix.

One of them, Joe Phillips, who was second in the Supertwin event yesterday (Wednesday), said wet roads on the mountain section of the course were 'not fit for racing'.

After appearing in a chat show with Carl Fogarty last night, the racer turned TV pundit James Whitham said it wasn't an easy situation for competitors or the clerk of the course.

He said clear guidelines needed to be established to determine whether racing went ahead: 

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