First TT practice scheduled for this evening

The first practice for this year's TT is scheduled to get underway later today.

Solo and sidecar newcomers are due to take to the Snaefell Mountain Course from 6.20.

The supersport and lightweight entrants are also due to get a chance to take on the course from 6.40.

The Mountain Road is due to close from 4.45, with the whole close shutting by 6pm.