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Men & Motors Cover Isle of Man TT Races

Author: Men & Moptors Press Release
Posted on: Sunday, Apr 24 2005

NATALIE PINKHAM (The Poker Channel) is co-hosting. They will share all the latest TT news as well as interviewing the top riders and team chiefs. The greatest motorcycling road race in the world is set for another breathtaking festival in 2005 with record speeds expected in all classes. Classes ranging from Supersport Junior TT to Superbikes as well as Sidecars race over the 37¾ mile Snaefell Mountain Course which, outside of the TT period, is open to everyday traffic.

The lap record is an awesome 127.68mph held by John McGuiness on a Yamaha R1. John McGuiness heads the strongest T.T. entry for years, as he aims to become the first man to lap the world famous Mountain Circuit at over 130mph.

TAS Suzuki field Adrian Archibald and Bruce Anstey, whilst DMRR Honda Racing have Ian Lougher and Richard Britton in their colours. Add in MSS Discovery Kawasaki star, Ryan Farquhar and McGuinness’ teammate for the event at Yamaha, Jason Griffiths, and you have the recipe for some frantic action without adding in any of the privateer teams and riders nor the latest batch of newcomers to the event.

The programme schedule for the Isle of Man TT 2005 is as follows:

Friday June 3rd - 30 minute preview programme

Saturday June 4th - 60 minute TT Superbike race plus final practice piece

Monday June 6th - 30 minute Sidecar TT Race A (Saturdays race 2)

Tuesday June 7th - 30 minute TT Superstock race (Monday Race 1)

Wednesday June 8th - 30 minute Supersport Junior TT Race A (Monday Race 2)

Thursday June 9th - 30 minute Supersport Junior TT Race B (Wednesday Race 1)

Friday June 10th - 30 minute Sidecar TT Race B (Wednesday Race 2)

Saturday June 11th - 30 minute Senior TT Race (Fridays Race)

Sunday June 12th – 2 x 60 minute review programmes

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