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Southern 100 champs look ahead to 2019 meeting

Mark Wilkes (l) and Tim Reeves (r) with Manx sidecar racer Ryan Crowe

First practice Monday evening

The Southern 100 gets underway this evening, with the first practice session taking place.

Roads around the Colas Billown Course close at 6pm and will reopen no later than 9.40pm, with both solos and sidecars getting the chance to get out and test their machines

The solo champion for the last two years has been Dean Harrison, who's back once again and looking to make it three in a row, but told Tim Glover he's under no illusion about the challenge:

The defending sidecar champions are Tim Reeves and Mark Wilkes.

The pair spoke to Tim Glover about their hopes:

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