Posts Tagged ‘tt2012’

Last Isle of Man TT day – Further delays

The wet weather during the race week has continued to lead to delayed races. Also the races today, Saturday June 9th, are delayed due to the weather conditions.

The mountain road is currently said to be closed at 14:00 and the rest of the course closing at 15:00.

The three lap BikerPetition.co.uk Lightweight race is currently expected for 15:30. That is expected to be followed by the Monster Energy Parade Lap and then finally the six lap PokerStars Senior race at 17:15.

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Senior TT race day 2012 races cancelled

The races today, Friday June 8th have been cancelled and postponed until Saturday.

Per the weather report earlier this morning, weather remains wet today (Friday) but it should improve by tomorrow, and today’s race schedule is brought over until then.

The order of the race schedule from today is kept as is, with Lightweight TT race starting on Saturday at 10:45 followed by the Monster Energy MotoGP parade lap and the blue riband PokerStars Senior TT.

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Pyrotechnics Air display over Douglas

Fireworks airplanes, Douglas 2012 IOM TTToday, Wednesday June 7th at about 21:30, the Pyrotechnics air display took place over Douglas with two Twister stunt aeroplanes, after being postponed from yesterday due to bad weather.

See some photos below from the air

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Isle of Man TT 2012 races – Wednesday, June 6th

TT Marshal, Quarter BridgeAfter multiple delays due to bad, wet weather, the TT Zero Race (the electric motorbikes) finally got go ahead at about 14:40 instead of the original scheduled start time 10:45.

Michael Rutter TT Zero Winner 2012This year Michael Rutter (on his electric bike 2012 Motoczysz Elpc) breached the magical limit of 100mph speed on average around the TT course, with a 104.056mph and a lap time of 21:45.33. N

Sure Sidecar Race 2 Dave Molyneux, WinnerThe third TT race day, continued with the Sure Sidecar Race 2, where Dave Molyneux took his 16th TT win with

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Pyrotechnic air display

The pyrotechnic air display with planes that was planned for the evening of Tuesday June 5th 21:35 has been postponed until tomorrow evening at 21:35, Wednesday June 6th, over Douglas Bay due to the weather; low clouds and fog.

The aircraft air display is a part of the Entertainment schedule during Isle of Man TT 2012.

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Isle of Man TT race day June 4th – Royal London 360 superstock

Monday June 4th offered another beautiful, sunny day during the Isle of Man TT 2012.

Signpost Corner Isle of Man TT 2012See the video below from Signpost corner, the Royal London 360 superstock where John McGuinness won his 19th TT. Michael Dunlop finished 2nd and Ryan Farquhar 3rd.

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Isle of Man TT 2012 Practice

The weather for Isle of Man TT practice week has started off nicely with sunshine and little wind. Some racers have reported that the sun is a bit treacherous in some parts of the TT course.


Isle of Man TT Superbike/Superstock/Supersport/Newcomers (except Lightweight) Qualifying practice


Sidecar practice watched by the Quarter Bridge in Douglas on Monday May 28th

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