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2017 Manx Grand Prix – Practice/Race Schedule

With under 24 hours till action begins at the 2017 Manx Grand Prix, anticipation is building for all riders and teams ahead of the opening practice session.

Enjoying an encouraging increase in popularity, the Manx GP has gone from strength to strength in recent years, with a vast array of talented rising roads forces upping the standard at the meeting, which first began in 1930.

Practice tomorrow is scheduled to get underway from 5:20 PM, as newcomers to the Mountain Course gain their first taste of a roads circuit which has a history unlike any other.

The full practice/race schedule for this years Manx Grand Prix, is as follows:

Practice Week

19th August:

5:20 – 5:45 PM Newcomers practice
5:35 – 6:30 PM Junior/Senior practice
6:35 – 7:30 PM Lightweight practice
7:35 – 8:05 PM Newcomers practice – untimed

21th August:

6:20 – 7:05 PM Junior/Senior practice
7:10 – 7:45 PM Lightweight practice
7:48 – 8:05 PM Newcomers practice

22nd August:

6:20 – 7:05 PM Junior/Senior practice
7:10 – 7:45 PM Lightweight practice
7:48 – 8:05 PM Newcomers practice

23rd August:

6:20 – 7:10 PM Junior/Senior/Newcomers A practice
7:15 – 8:05 PM Lightweight/Newcomers B practice

24th August:

6:20 – 7:10 PM Junior/Senior/Newcomers A practice
7:15 – 8:05 PM Lightweight/Newcomers B practice

25th August:

6:20 – 7:20 PM Lightweight/Newcomers B practice
7:25 – 8:05 PM Junior/Senior/Newcomers A practice

26th August:

1:25 – 2:00 PM Junior/Senior/Newcomers A practice
6:10 – 6:40 PM Lightweight/Newcomers practice

Race Week

28th August:

12:10 – 1:05 PM Junior/Senior/Lightweight practice
5:00 PM Newcomers Manx Grand Prix – 4 Laps

30th August:

10:15 AM Junior Manx Grand Prix – 4 Laps
1:15 PM Lightweight Manx Grand Prix – 4 Laps
3:15 – 3:50 PM Senior practice

1st September:

10:15 AM Senior Manx Grand Prix – 4 Laps

Words by Stevie Rial

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