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Classic TT: Practice/Race Schedule

Just a week after thrilling crowds at Dundrod at the MCE Insurance Ulster Grand Prix, many of the world’s best road racers are set to return to competitive action on Saturday, for the start of the 2018 Classic TT Races.

Lots of attention will be on the likes of Dean Harrison, Conor Cummins, Lee Johnston, David Johnson, Adam McLean, Davey Todd, Paul Jordan, Josh Brookes and Gary Johnson, plus also 23 times TT winner John McGuinness, making a long awaited return to Mountain Course competition.

Photo by Mark Corlett

Tomorrow evening’s practice session is scheduled to get underway from 5:20 PM running through to 8:00 PM, as a host of iconic, historic, world famous machines take to the Mountain Course for the first time this year.

The full practice, race schedule for the sixth Classic TT Races, is as follows:

18th August:

5:20-5:45 PM Newcomers practice
5:35-6:30 PM Lightweight/Superbike practice
6:35-7:30 PM Junior/Senior Classic TT practice
7:35-8:00 PM Newcomers practice

20th August:

6:20-7:05 PM Lightweight/Superbike practice
7:10-7:45 PM Junior/Senior/Newcomers Classic TT practice

21st August:

6:20-7:10 PM Lightweight/Superbike practice
7:15-8:00 PM Junior/Senior Classic TT practice

22nd August:

6:20-7:10 PM Lightweight/Superbike practice
7:15-8:00 PM Junior/Senior Classic TT practice

23rd August:

6:20-7:10 PM Lightweight/Superbike practice
7:15-8:00 PM Junior/Senior Classic TT practice

24th August:

6:20-7:20 PM Junior/Senior Classic TT practice
7:25-8:00 PM Lightweight/Superbike practice

25th August:

11:30 AM Bennetts Senior Classic TT 4 Laps
1:55 PM Junior/Superbike practice
3:30 PM Dunlop Lightweight Classic TT 4 Laps

27th August:

10:15 AM Locate.im Junior Classic TT 4 Laps
2:00 PM RST Superbike Classic TT 4 Laps
4:10 PM Classic TT lap of honour

Words by Stevie Rial

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