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TT 2018: Practice/Race Schedule

After months and months of anticipation, TT 2018 officially takes centre stage tonight as the 99th running of the most famous road race in the world begins this evening.

As per tradition event newcomers will be the first to gain laps of the Mountain Course this evening, as Cookstown BE Racing’s Davey Todd, The Peoples Bike Team’s David Jackson, Scotsman Adam Lyon sample for the first time a roads course unlike any other worldwide.

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Following the newcomers maiden Mountain Course laps, an almost two hour long Supersport/Lightweight practice session will take place as the likes of Michael Dunlop, Peter Hickman, Dean Harrison, Gary Johnson, Ian Hutchinson, Conor Cummins, Dan Kneen, Martin Jessopp, William Dunlop, James Hillier, Lee Johnston and Josh Brookes open their TT 2018 campaigns.

The full schedule for tonight’s competition plus for the rest of TT 2018, is as follows:

Practice Week:

Saturday 26th May

6:20 PM – 6:45 PM Solo Newcomers
6:35 PM – 7:00 PM Sidecar Newcomers
6:45 PM – 8:50 PM Lightweight/Supersport/Solo Newcomers

Monday 28th May

6:20 PM – 7:50 PM Superbike/Superstock/Supersport/Solo Newcomers
7:55 PM – 8:50 PM Sidecars

Tuesday 28th May

6:20 PM – 7:25 PM Superbike/Superstock/Supersport/Solo Newcomers
7:25 PM – 7:55 PM Supersport/Lightweight/Solo Newcomers
8:00 PM – 8:50 PM Sidecars

Wednesday 30th May

6:20 PM – 7:40 PM Superbike/Superstock/Supersport/Solo Newcomers
7:45 PM – 8:35 PM Sidecars
8:35 PM – 8:50 PM TT Zero

Thursday 31st May

6:20 PM – 7:15 PM Superbike/Superstock/Supersport/Solo Newcomers
7:20 PM – 7:45 PM Supersport/Lightweight/Solo Newcomers
7:50 PM – 8:35 PM Sidecars
8:35 PM – 8:50 PM TT Zero

Friday 1st June

6:20 PM – 7:35 PM Superbike/Superstock/Supersport/Solo Newcomers
7:35 PM – 7:45 PM TT Zero
7:55 PM – 8:50 PM Sidecars

Race Week:

Saturday 2nd June

12:00 PM RST Superbike Race 6 Laps
3:00 PM Locate.im Sidecar Race 1 3 Laps
4:35 PM Superstock/Supersport/Lightweight Practice
5:10 PM TT Zero Practice 1 Lap

Monday 4th June

10:45 PM Monster Energy Supersport Race 1 4 Laps
12:25 PM – 1:05 PM Sidecar Practice 2 Laps
2:15 PM Royal London 360 Quantum Superstock Race 4 Laps
3:55 PM Lightweight Practice 1 Lap
4:15 PM TT Zero Practice 1 Lap

Wednesday 6th June

10:45 PM Monster Energy Supersport Race 2 4 Laps
12:45 PM SES TT Zero Race 1 Lap
2:10 PM Bennetts Lightweight Race 4 Laps
3:55 PM Sidecar Practice 1 Lap
4:10 PM Senior TT Practice 1 Lap

Friday 8th June

10:15 AM Locate.im Sidecar Race 2 3 Laps
12:45 PM Pokerstars Senior Race 6 Laps

Words by Stevie Rial

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