Rain is a pain but TT stars will shine
Frustrations can come thick and fast. The good news for 2017 is that it looks set to clear by the middle of the week and in plenty of time to get a decent amount of practice in. Nonetheless, less practice time will play into the hands of the more experien
It doesn’t matter how much you plan for something, Mother Nature has a knack of throwing a spanner in the works.
And when you’re trying to hold a fortnight of motorcycle racing on an island in the middle of the Irish Sea, you can almost hear her chuckling.
The TT is a race like no other and while motorcycling is inherently susceptible to changing conditions, the twoweek festival on the Isle of Man brings in even more variables than usual. At a place where it can be raining heavily on one side of the island while the other is bathed in sunshine, the