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Blackfords Pre TT Classic Road Races: Practice/Race Schedule

Competitive action at the 2018 Blackfords Pre TT Classic Road Races gets underway this evening on the Colas Billown Course with the opening practice sessions, with competition scheduled to begin from 6:15 PM.

Hebden Bridge’s Jamie Coward on the Kraus Racing Kawasaki, fellow Yorkshireman James Cowton, high profile newcomers such as Timothee Monot and Bernard Fau, plus Sidecar TT legend Dave Molyneux are just some of the almost 300 strong entry in action tonight.

The full practice, race schedule for the meeting that celebrates this May it’s 30th anniversary, is as follows:

Friday 25th May: Roads close from 6:00 PM

Practice sessions to take place from 6:15 to 9:15 PM, practice order to be confirmed.

Photo by Jim Gibson

Saturday 26th May: Roads close from 12:10 PM

Practice sessions to take place from 1:15 to 2:45 PM, practice order to be confirmed.

Race 1: 3:00 PM Singles Race
Race 2: Sidecars

Sunday 27th May: Roads close from 1:30 PM

Race 1: 1:50 PM Support Race 6 Laps
Race 2: 2:35 PM 250 Lightweight Classic 6 Laps
Race 3: 3:15 PM 500 Senior Classic 8 Laps
Race 4: 4:00 PM Post Classic Junior Superbike 8 Laps
Race 5: 4:40 PM Sidecars 4 Laps

Roads re open from 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM

Race 6: 6:05 PM 850 classics 8 Laps
Race 7: 6:50 PM 350 Junior Classics 8 Laps
Race 8: 7:35 PM Post Classic Senior Superbike 8 Laps
Race 9: 8:15 PM Sidecars 4 Laps

Monday 28th May: Roads close from 9:10 AM

In case of the opening practice session of TT 2018 on Saturday being cancelled, Pre TT Classic race day will alternatively take place on the 28th of May with a nine race schedule.

Race 1: 9:25 AM Support Race 6 Laps
Race 2: 10:05 AM 250 Lightweight Classic 6 Laps
Race 3: 10:45 AM 500 Senior Classic 8 Laps
Race 4: 11:20 AM Post Classic Junior Superbike 8 Laps
Race 5: 11:55 AM Sidecars 4 Laps

Roads re open from 12:15 PM – 1:05 PM

Race 6: 1:25 PM 850 Classics 8 Laps
Race 7: 2:10 PM 350 Junior Classics 8 Laps
Race 8: 2:55 PM Post Classic Senior Superbike 8 Laps
Race 9: 3:40 PM Sidecars 4 Laps

Words by Stevie Rial

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