TT practice continues instead of first races

Practice for this year's Isle of Man TT continues today.

The Superbike and first Sidecar races had been due to take place today, but weather conditions earlier in the week has prevented competitors getting enough practice laps in.

Roads will close from 9.15am, with the first bikes away at 10.40, with all classes except the Lightweights on the course until midday.

The Sidecars will be qualifying from 12.05pm, followed by Supersport and Lightweight from 2.10pm.

After a further lap for the Superbike, Superstock and Supersport machines at 4.35pm, the schedule finishes with a TT Zero lap.

Ian Hutchinson set the fastest time so far in last night's session, completing the course at an average speed of 129.535mph on the Superstock, while Bruce Anstey went fastest in the Superbike class.