Hutchinson fastest in first practice

Ian Hutchinson set the fastest lap on the first night of practice at this year's TT.

After two sessions were cancelled because of the rain and fog, the bikes finally took to the course yesterday evening.

14-time race winner Hutchinson set the pace with a lap at 125.839mph, while Michael Dunlop was also in excess of 125mph.

Hutchinson and Dunlop were also quickest on the Supersports, while Michael Rutter edged Ivan Linton on the Lightweights.

Dave Molyneux and Dan Sayle made a quick start to their qualifying in the sidecar class, lapping at a speed of 114.090mph.

Practice continues this evening.