Superbike race gets underway this afternoon

The first race of this year's Isle of Man TT gets underway later.

The Superbike race was pushed back from Saturday to today after weather earlier int he week prevented riders getting enough practice time.

The six-lap race is due to get underway at 2pm, and will be followed by sidecar and TT Zero qualifying laps.

Lap record holder Michael Dunlop set the fastest Superbike practice time yesterday, completing the course at an average speed of 131.062mph from a standing start.

Dan Kneen, Peter Hickman and Michael Rutter were also over the 130mph mark.