Isle of Man TT 2018: TV and Radio Guide

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By Michael Mann
MannOnABike BikeSocial's Web Editor. Been riding bikes since 1984 and writing about them since 2013. Commuted in Central London for 10 years, fast and smooth road rider, does a reasonable job in a track day quick group. 6 ft and 14 st.

 

2019 TT TV schedule and radio guide available here. 

With the world’s greatest road race only a few days away, riders, teams, fans and bikes are already crossing the Irish Sea ready for the start of practice week on Saturday 26th May. For those not taking the trip to ‘The Rock’ catching up on all the action on TV is going to be a near nightly obsession for the next couple of weeks.

BikeSocial will be reporting directly from the TT so keep one eye on our Facebook and Twitter channels.

2018 Isle of Man TT TV coverage

TV coverage is provided by ITV4 with a new-look line-up this year. Long time BSB presenter Matt Roberts and former supermodel (and petrol-head) Jodie Kidd. Also confirmed are Australian racer and two-time TT race winner Cameron Donald and 2009 Senior TT winner, Steve Plater who offer expert advice from the rider’s eye view while Donald, alongside Dave Moore, provide TV commentary.

2018 Isle of Man TT TV Timetable

Mon 28th May

21:00 - Top 20 Greatest Riders Ever!

Tue 29th May

21:00 - John McGuinness TT Winner

Wed 30th May

21:00 - Race Ready

Thu 31st May

21:00 - Preview Show

Fri 1st June

21:00 - Qualifying Highlights

Sat 2nd June

21:00 - Superbike TT Race

Sun 3rd June

21:00 - Sidecar TT Race 1

Mon 4th June

21:00 - Supersport TT Race 1

Tue 5th June

21:00 - Superstock TT Race

Wed 6th June

21:00 -Supersport TT Race 2

Thu 7th June

22:00 - Lightweight TT Race

Fri 8th June

21:00 - Senior TT Race

Sat 9th June

21:00 -Sidecar TT Race 2

Wed 13th June

19:00 - Review Show 1

Thu 14th June

19:00 - Review Show 2

 

  • ‘20 Greatest TT Riders’ – as voted for by fans on iomtt.com, we run down from  20 through to number 1 with insight and thoughts of commentators and journalists Julian Ryder and Richard Nichols, James Whitham, Ian Hutchinson, John McGuinness and Jodie Kidd

     

  • ‘John McGuinness TT Winner’ – John McGuinness talks through his success at the Isle of Man TT where he is the second most successful rider to have competed.

     

  • ‘Race Ready’ – We follow the riders and teams as they prepare for the ultimate challenge of competing at the Isle of Man TT. With insights from riders, testing from various locations on the build up to the event and behind the scenes footage at some of the leading teams bases.

 

2018 Isle of Man TT Radio

Manx Radio TT is available on the Isle of Man at these frequencies: AM 1368 (Island wide), FM 87.9 (Douglas) and FM 100.6 (Sulby, Ramsey & the North West). The radio station is also broadcast over the internet at www.manxradio.com/on-air/manx-radio-tt/ and here’s the schedule for the TT:

Mon 28th May

07.30 – 08.00 Bikers Breakfast
08.00 – 09.00 TT Chat Show
09.00 – 13.00 Full Throttle
13.00 – 16.00 Burn Out
16.00 – 18.00 Practice Build Up Show
18.00 – 20.00 Practice Coverage
20.00 – 22.00 Afterburner

 

Tues 29th May

07.30 – 08.00 Bikers Breakfast
08.00 – 09.00 TT Chat Show
09.00 – 09.30 Manx Radio TT Hits
09.30 – 13.00 Full Throttle
13.00 – 16.00 Burn Out
16.00 – 18.00 Practice Build Up Show
18.00 – 20.00 Practice Coverage
20.00 – 22.00 Afterburner

 

Wed 30th May

07.30 – 08.00 Bikers Breakfast
08.00 – 09.00 TT Chat Show
09.00 – 09.30 Manx Radio TT Hits
09.30 – 13.00 Full Throttle
13.00 – 16.00 Burn Out
16.00 – 18.00 Practice Build Up Show
18.00 – 20.00 Practice Coverage
20.00 – 22.00 Afterburner

 

Thurs 31st May

07.30 – 08.00 Bikers Breakfast
08.00 – 09.00 TT Chat Show
09.00 – 09.30 Manx Radio TT Hits
09.30 – 13.00 Full Throttle
13.00 – 16.00 Burn Out
16.00 – 18.00 Practice Build Up Show
18.00 – 20.00 Practice Coverage
20.00 – 22.00 Afterburner

 

Fri 1st June

07.30 – 08.00 Bikers Breakfast
08.00 – 09.00 TT Chat Show
09.00 – 09.30 Manx Radio TT Hits
09.30 – 13.00 Full Throttle
13.00 – 16.00 Burn Out
16.00 – 18.00 Practice Build Up Show
18.00 – 20.00 Practice Coverage
20.00 – 22.00 Afterburner

 

Sat 2nd June

07.30 – 08.00 Bikers Breakfast
08.00 – 09.00 TT Chat Show
09.00 – 10.00 Manx Radio TT Hits
10.00 – 18.00 Race Coverage
18.00 – 22.00 Afterburner

 

Sun 3rdJune

08.00 – 09.00 TT Chat Show
09.00 – 10.00 Manx Radio TT Hits
10.00 – 13.00 Mad Sunday Brunch
13.00 – 16.00 Ride Out Mad Sunday
16.00 – 18.00 Back at the Garage
18.00 – 22.00 Afterburner

 

Mon 4th June

07.30 – 08.00 Bikers Breakfast
08.00 – 09.00 TT Chat Show
09.00 – 10.00 Manx Radio TT Hits
10.00 – 18.00 Race Coverage
18.00 – 22.00 Afterburner

 

Tues 5th June

07.30 – 08.00 Bikers Breakfast
08.00 – 09.00 TT Chat Show
09.00 – 09.30 Manx Radio TT Hits
09.30 – 13.00 Full Throttle
13.00 – 16.00 Burn Out
16.00 – 18.00 Pit Stop
18.00 – 22.00 Afterburner

 

Wed 6th June

 

07.30 – 08.00 Bikers Breakfast
08.00 – 09.00 TT Chat Show
09.00 – 10.00 Manx Radio TT Hits
10.00 – 18.00 Race Coverage
18.00 – 22.00 Afterburner

 

Thurs 7th June

 

07.30 – 08.00 Bikers Breakfast
08.00 – 09.00 TT Chat Show
09.00 – 09.30 Manx Radio TT Hits
09.30 – 13.00 Full Throttle
13.00 – 16.00 Burn Out
16.00 – 18.00 Pit Stop
20.00 – 22.00 Afterburner

 

Fri 7th June

07.30 – 08.00 Bikers Breakfast
08.00 – 09.00 TT Chat Show
09.00 – 10.00 Manx Radio TT Hits
10.00 – 18.00 Race Coverage

*McGuinness/Bray Hill Image by Peter Farragher

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