Saturday 17th August
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Saturday 17th August
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Saturday 17th August

17:20 - 17:45  - Classic TT Newcomers & MGP Newcomers (speed controlled)

17:35 - 18:30  - Classic TT 250 / Superbike & MGP Senior / Junior (no CTT / MGP Newcomers)

18:35 - 19:30  - Classic TT 350 / 500 & MGP Lightweight / Ultra Lightweight (no CTT / MGP Newcomers)

19:35 - 20:00  - All Classic TT Newcomers & MGP Newcomers (untimed)

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Detailed Forecast
Issued on Saturday, 17 August 2019 at 7:30am by Ronaldsway Met Office

Fine and dry with some good sunny spells, only an odd shower during the day and overnight.
Fresh to strong west or southwesterly wind that may increase to near gale force in some areas overnight.
Top temperature this afternoon around 17°C.

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Snaefell at 16:15 hrs

Slight delay to the start, primarily due to shuffling bodies around the course to ensure that there are enough Marshals at each station

Hoping to get the First Night away at 17:45 hrs.

17:50 - A further delay - now hoping to get away at 18:10 hrs

(Looks like a rain shower drifting in from the West)

18:06 - Now going for an 18:15 hrs Start

18:10 - Due to the Threatening Heavy Shower, a further (unknown), delay is now anticipated.

1820 - Travelling Marshal sets out to check road conditions in the West of the Island. - Further 20 minute delay announced

18:40 - Delay until 19:00 hrs, to let the roads dry.

18:44 - CoC announces that there is Standing water between Ballaugh and Ramsey

Clerk of the Course has announced the Classic Superbike & Lightweight session will not go ahead this evening.
Hopefully the Newcomers and Classic Senior & Juniors will see some action

19:15 hrs  - The qualifying sessions have been cancelled for this evening.

The Newcomers Speed Controlled Lap is still scheduled to take place at a time to be confirmed

Tomorrows Contingency will be activated -12:45 hrs to 18:30hrs

19:30 - Newcomers will go at 19:35 hrs

And AWAY THEY GO at 1936

20:00 hrs - The Roads Open Car has now left St Ninian's Crossroads.

Roads remain closed until it has passed through.
All roads are scheduled to be open by 21:00.
(This post was last modified: 17-08-2019, 08:23 PM by Malcolm.)
22-06-2019, 04:39 PM
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