Road Racing News

TT 2017: Friday Schedule Delayed By An Hour

The schedule for the final day of competition at TT 2017, has been delayed by an hour to allow roads around the Mountain Course to dry up, following the vast amount of rain, that embarked upon the Isle of Man, yesterday.

Cause of this the blue riband Pokerstars Senior race, is now scheduled to begin from 2:15 PM, 63 riders are set to take place in the showpiece event of this years TT Races.

The SES TT Zero race, set to open proceedings today, now begins at 11:15 AM, with lots of attention focused upon Guy Martin on the Shinden Roku Mugen, as the world famous racer, enjoys arguably his best chance to date of a long awaited first TT victory.

Photo by Rod Neill

Having recorded a fifth TT success in record breaking fashion on Monday afternoon, the Birchall brothers, have to start favourite for a sixth TT title, in the second Sure Sidecar encounter.

At present, the new schedule for day 14 of TT 2017, is as follows:

9:45 AM Roads close, Barrule Park, Ramsey To The Bungalow
10:00 AM Roads close, Bungalow To Creg Ny Baa
10:30 AM Rest of the roads around the Mountain Course, close
11:15 AM SES TT Zero Race – 1 Lap
12:15 PM Sure Sidecar Race 2 – 3 Laps
2:15 PM Pokerstars Senior Race – 6 Laps

Words by Stevie Ria