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Magic Monday In Prospect At Festival Of Motorcycling

A magic Monday is in prospect at the Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling, with three races set to take place including the Newcomers A, B Manx GP races.

Consistent class front runners during practice week have included Michael Browne, Thomas Maxwell, Steven Haddow and Nathan Harrison, whilst ones to watch in the battle for class B honours tomorrow include Barry Sheehan, James Hind, Yoshihiro Kishimoto and Colombia’s first Manx GP competitor Daniel Fernandez.

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Prior to the Newcomers races, which have launched the careers of world famous TT champions such as Ian Hutchinson and Supersport, Lightweight TT lap record holder Michael Dunlop, yesteryear Junior 350, Superbike machines take centre stage.

The Locate.im Junior Classic TT launches the race action for Monday at 11:00 AM, whilst the RST Superbike Classic TT takes place at 2:00 PM following a one lap practice session for Lightweight, Junior, Senior Manx GP class competitors.

The full practice, race schedule for Monday the 27th of August, follows below:

10:10 AM 1 Lap Classic TT Superbike, Manx Grand Prix Newcomers/Lightweight/Junior/Senior Practice
11:00 AM Locate.im Junior Classic TT
1:00 PM 1 Lap Manx Grand Prix Lightweight/Junior/Senior Practice
2:00 PM RST Superbike Classic TT
4:10 PM Classic TT Lap of Honour
5:15 PM Newcomers A/B Manx Grand Prix

Words by Stevie Rial

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