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TT opener rescheduled for Sunday

Friday 31 May 2019
TT Update
Dean Harrison leaping Ballaugh Bridge in Tuesday night's qualifying session. Photo RP Watkinson

Sunday will now see the start of racing at TT 2019 with RST Superbike TT Race and Sidecar TT Race 1 pushed back from Saturday.

With poor weather impacting the ability for teams and riders to get out on track at TT 2019, organisers have been forced to rearrange the event schedule.

The hits to the qualifying time has had an inevitable impact on race, with Clerk of the Course Gary Thompson confirming that Saturday will now be used for qualifying, in addition to Friday's contingency sessions.

The proposed schedule for Saturday is:

 10:15   Mountain road closes from Ramsey
 11:00   Rest of Course closes
 11:40   Superbike/Superstock/Supersport & Newcomers except Lightweight
 13:10   Sidecar practice 
 14:50   Supersport/Lightweight/All newcomers
 15:45   Sidecars (1 lap)
 16:10   Superbike/Superstock (1 lap)
 16:30   TT Zero
 17:30   Roads open except mountain
 18:30   All roads open

Sunday's proposed race schedule was announced as follows:

 12:00   Mountain road closes from Ramsey
 12:45   Rest of Course closes
 13:30   RST Superbike TT Race
 15:50 Sidecar TT Race 1
 17:30   Roads open except Mountain
 18:30   All roads open

Photo: RP Watkinson/

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