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TT 2019: Five Races In A Day Planned, Following Thursday Schedule Announcement

Five races in a day, it’s not a notion you wouldn’t usually associate with the TT Races, but for tomorrow this is on the horizon, following recently announced changes to Thursday’s race schedule.

Roads are scheduled to close at 11:30 AM, with race action planned to get underway from 12:35 PM, with the second Monster Energy Supersport encounter, which will run over a reduced distance of just two laps!

Photo by Nick Wheeler

The second Sidecar race (1:50 PM) will also take place over two laps, whilst the Bennetts Lightweight race (6:30 PM) also carries a two lap distance.

The prior Royal London 360 Superstock race (2:55 PM) new race distance, now stands at just three laps.

Additional confirmed race action for tomorrow is the one lap SES TT Zero race, scheduled to take place from 7:20 PM.

TT 2019: Thursday practice/race schedule in full, is as follows:

11:30 AM TT Course closes
11:50 AM Senior/Superstock practice
12:35 PM Monster Energy Supersport TT Race 2 – 2 Laps
1:50 PM Sidecar TT Race 2 – 2 Laps
2:55 PM Royal London 360 Superstock TT – 3 Laps

6:30 PM Bennetts Lightweight TT – 2 Laps
7:20 PM SES TT Zero – 1 Lap
8:00 PM Senior TT practice – 1 Lap

Words by Stevie Rial