Isle of Man News last updated 30 August 2015 18:58:26

Classic TT delay

POSTED yesterday at 1:39 pm by Paul Moulton

Bank holiday Monday’s Classic TT racing was delayed for over three hours due to a radio communications network failure used by the marshals and...

Two riders die on Mountain Road

POSTED Sun last week by Paul Moulton

Two motorcyclist have died on the Mountain road on Sunday and a third rider has been taken to Nobles hospital.The collision happened at 11.10am at the...

Incidents and weather curtail Classic TT Qualifying session for Classic TT

POSTED Thu last week

Wednesday evening's qualifying session for the 2015 Classic TT presented by Bennetts got away on time at 6.20pm with Michael Dunlop on his Team Classic Suzuki and Michael Rutter riding a replica of his father Tony's 84 World Championship F1 Ducati getting the session away.Unfortunately two accidents near the 13th milestone early in the session resulted in the session being red flagged before the weather closed in and it was called off shortly after 7pm.Michael Dunlop (114.29) and Dean Harrison on the Steelcote Solutions Kawasaki were the only riders to complete laps in excess of 110mph ahead of Russ Mountford on the Silicone Engineering Racing Kawasaki (109.72) and Michael Rutter (105.47). Michael Russell (Bragg Creek Powersports Honda...

Sir John Hurt visit

POSTED Thu last week

Sir John Hurt has been confirmed as the special guest star at the Isle of Man Film Festival this year when he takes to the Gaiety Theatre stage to talk to Manx film critic Mark Kermode. Sir John is probably best known for his appearances in Elephant Man, Alien and The Naked Civil Servant. But, back in 1998 he filmed 'All the little animals' on the Isle of Man with the then relatively still unknown actor Christian Bale.Film festival organiser Zoe Guilford says, ‘We’re really excited that Sir John is joining us for the festival this year, it’s a measure of how highly the Isle of Man is thought of in the film industry.'‘The evening promises to be a real audience pleaser so we suggest anyone interested keeps an eye on our website...

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