Road Racing News

TT 2019: Practice/Race Schedule

After months and months of anticipation, TT 2019 officially takes centre stage this week, as the most famous road race in the world celebrates 100 years of competition on the fabled, mythical Mountain Course.

As per tradition event newcomers will be the first to gain laps of the legendary course on Saturday evening, as DP Coldplaning/TC Racing’s Daniel Mettam, David Datzer, Ray Casey, Jonathan Goetschy and Switzerland’s Lukas Maurer sample for the first time a roads course unlike any other worldwide.

Three wheeling crews also making their event bows on Saturday include, sons of Nick Crowe, Ryan Crowe/Callum Crowe, and Mark Codd/Liam Gordon.

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Following the newcomers maiden Mountain Course laps, a just over two hour long Supersport/Lightweight practice session will take place as the likes of Peter Hickman, Dean Harrison, Michael Dunlop, John McGuinness, James Hillier, Lee Johnston, Gary Johnson, Derek McGee, Conor Cummins and Davey Todd open their TT 2019 campaigns.

The full at present practice, race schedule for the 2019 TT Races, is as follows:

Practice Week:

25th May:

6:00 PM Roads close
6:20-6:45 PM Speed controlled lap – Solo Newcomers
6:35-7:00 PM Speed controlled lap – Sidecar Newcomers
6:45-8:50 PM Lightweight/Supersport/Solo Newcomers practice

27th May:

6:00 PM Roads close
6:20-8:00 PM Superbike/Superstock/Supersport/Solo Newcomers practice
8:05-8:50 PM Sidecars practice

28th May:

6:00 PM Roads close
6:20-7:25 PM Superbike/Superstock/Supersport/Solo Newcomers practice
7:25-8:00 PM Supersport/Lightweight/Solo Newcomers practice
8:05-8:50 PM Sidecars practice

29th May:

6:00 PM Roads close
6:20-7:50 PM Superbike/Superstock/Supersport/Solo Newcomers practice
7:55-8:35 PM Sidecars practice
8:35-8:50 PM TT Zero practice

30th May:

6:00 PM Roads close
6:20-7:15 PM Superbike/Superstock/Supersport/Solo Newcomers practice
7:20-7:50 PM Supersport/Lightweight/Solo Newcomers practice
7:55-8:35 PM Sidecars practice
8:35-8:50 PM TT Zero practice

31st May:

6:00 PM Roads close
6:20-7:40 PM Superbike/Superstock/Supersport/Solo Newcomers practice
7:40-7:55 PM TT Zero practice
8:00-8:50 PM Sidecars practice

Race Week:

1st June:

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

3rd June:

10:00 AM Roads close
10:45 AM Monster Energy Supersport TT Race 1 4 Laps
12:25 PM Sidecar practice
2:15 PM Royal London 360 Superstock TT 4 Laps
3:55 PM Lightweight practice
4:15 PM TT Zero practice

5th June:

10:00 AM Roads close
10:45 AM Monster Energy Supersport TT Race 2 4 Laps
12:45 PM TT Zero Race 1 Lap
2:10 PM Bennetts Lightweight TT 4 Laps
3:55 PM Sidecar practice
4:10 PM Senior practice

7th June:

09:30 AM Roads close
10:30 AM Locate.im Sidecar TT Race 2 4 Laps
12:45 PM Senior TT 6 Laps

Words by Stevie Rial

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