This year’s event was greeted with stunning sunny conditions as the riders took to the Colas Billown Circuit for first practice ahead of racing tomorrow and on Sunday.
First on the circuit were the newcomers getting their first chance to have a look at the 4.25 mile circuit on the outskirts of Castletown.
Tony and Sarah Bannister on their Triumph 650 Thunderbird outfit.
Alan Brodie 750 Suzuki leads fellow newcomers into Ballakeighan for the first time.
Ivan “Ago” Lintin on the fabulous 500 MV Augusta 3
Twice former Senior Classic Winner Steve Elliot
Neil Lloyd from Wednesbury 500 Honda
Steve Ferguson 500 Honda 4
Mark Herbertson 500 Matchless G50
The unmistakeable style of Bill Swallow
Mike Hose 350 Drixton Honda