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Manx Grand Prix: Practice/Race Schedule

As long as all goes to plan, at present practice week for this years Manx Grand Prix is set to get underway tomorrow from 5:20 PM, with the newcomers speed controlled lap.

Amongst the 30 plus Racers set for their first competitive laps of the fabled Mountain Course include Colombia’s Daniel Fernandez, Japan’s Yoshihiro Kishimoto, plus rising Irish roads exponents Michael Browne, Paul O’Rourke and Barry Sheehan.

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Following the Newcomers lap, Supersport, 750 machines enter the fray for a 55 minute session, which will be followed by another 55 minute session this time for Lightweight, Ultra Lightweight competitors.

Tomorrow evening’s opening practice session is scheduled to conclude from 8:00 PM on wards, following another session for the Manx GP newcomers.

Full run down of the practice, race schedule for this years Manx Grand Prix is as follows:

18th August:

5:20-5:45 PM Newcomers speed controlled lap
5:35-6:30 PM Junior/Senior practice
6:35-7:30 PM Lightweight/Ultra Lightweight practice
7:35-8:00 PM Newcomers practice

20th August:

6:20-7:05 PM Junior/Senior practice
7:10-7:45 PM Lightweight/Ultra Lightweight practice
7:48-8:00 PM Newcomers practice

21st August:

6:20-7:10 PM Junior/Senior/Newcomers A practice
7:15-8:00 PM Lightweight/Ultra Lightweight/Newcomers B/C practice

22nd August:

6:20-7:10 PM Junior/Senior/Newcomers A practice
7:15-8:00 PM Lightweight/Ultra Lightweight/Newcomers B/C practice

23rd August:

6:20-7:10 PM Junior/Senior/Newcomers A practice
7:15-8:00 PM Lightweight/Ultra Lightweight/Newcomers B/C practice

24th August:

6:20-7:20 PM Lightweight/Ultra Lightweight/Newcomers B/C practice
7:25-8:00 PM Junior/Senior/Newcomers A practice

25th August:

1:25 PM Junior/Senior/Newcomers practice
5:20 PM Lightweight/Ultra Lightweight/Newcomers practice

27th August:

12:20 PM Junior/Senior/Lightweight/Ultra Lightweight practice

5:15 PM Newcomers A race 4 Laps
Newcomers B race 4 Laps
Newcomers C race 3 Laps

29th August:

10:15 AM Junior race 4 Laps
1:15 PM Lightweight race 1 4 Laps
Ultra Lightweight race 1 3 Laps
3:15 PM Senior practice
3:20 PM Lightweight/Ultra Lightweight practice

31st August:

10:15 AM Lightweight race 2 4 Laps
Ultra Lightweight race 2 3 Laps
1:15 PM Senior race 4 Laps

Words by Stevie Rial

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