Bil­lown race dates 2018

Classic Racer - - REGULAR PADDOCK GOSSIP -

So out­h­ern 100 Rac­ing, or­gan­is­ers of the Black­ford’s PRE-TT Clas­sic Road Races ha ave con­firmed their race dates as Fri­day, Sa atur­day, and Sun­day, May 25-27. Con­tin­gency plans are in place, as the TT or­gan­is­ers have in­di­cated that should cir­cum­stances dic­tate that the open­ing prac­tice ses­sion of the 2018 TT on the Satur­day evening (May 26) be can­celled, the ses­sion would be moved to the Sun­day af­ter­noon of May 27. Should this be the case, the Black­ford’s PRE-TT Clas­sic Road Races will move to the bank hol­i­day, Mon­day, May 28. 2018 will be the 30th an­niver­sary of the PRE-TT Clas­sic Road Races and the 15th year that Black­ford Fi­nan­cial Ser­vices have been ti­tle spon­sors of this pop­u­lar cur­tain­raiser to thett fes­ti­val. The road clo­sure times will be: Fri­day, May 25: 6pm to 9.35pm; Satur­day, May 26: 12.10pm to 4.15pm; Sun­day, May 27: 1pm) to 8pm. Should cir­cum­stances dic­tate that the Sun­day races have to move to Mon­day, the clo­sures will be as fol­lows: morn­ing: 9:10am to 12:20pm and af­ter­noon 1:05pm to 4.10pm. Black­ford’s PRE-TT Clas­sic Road Races is now a ‘must see’ event on the clas­sic cal­en­dar, and has grown from its launch in 1988 from four races, in­clud­ing side­cars, to ten.

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