Bad weather continues to affect TT schedule

Strong winds over the wekend meant further changes to the schedule for this year's Isle of Man TT, with only one race having taken place so far.

The RST Superbike race, originally scheduled for Saturday, eventually took place on Sunday afternoon, with New Zealand's Bruce Anstey taking victory, a yea after he set the fastest ever lap around the island course.

The first TT sidecar race has been delayed until this afternoon.

However the sidecar race which was also due to run on Saturday, has been postponed until this afternoon.

Anstey wins superbike race

Bruce Anstey got the 2015 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, up and running in superb style on Sunday afternoon when he swept to a hugely popular victory in the RST Superbike race.

The Kiwi overhauled early race leader Ian Hutchinson at the beginning of the fifth lap and took his 10th TT win – and first in the Superbike class – by 10.9s with James Hillier taking third after Michael Dunlop crashed out on the final lap.

Franck Petricola dies after TT crash

French rider Franck Petricola has died following a qualifying crash on the Isle of Man this evening. The 32 year old was making his debut at the TT, riding for the Ice Valley Racing team.

The accident occurred at Sulby Crossroads at approximately 7.45pm.

Petricola was a regular competitor in the IRRC Championship and enjoyed his best season in 2013 with 11th overall in the Superbike category. His best result, sixth, came at Chimay and he ended the year strongly with six successive top ten finishes and took a brace of thirds in the Lightweight Races at Horice and Terlicko.

Watch the Isle of Man TT on ITV4 this June

Once again this year we have a wealth of coverage for you of the Isle of Man TT, and it all starts on Monday June 1st.

Craig Doyle, James Whitham and Steve Parrish will guide you through the 2015 TT

  • Monday June 1st 9pm - TT2015: The Young Guns
  • Tuesday June 2nd, 9pm - TT2015: The 130 Club
  • Wednesday June 3rd, 9pm: TT2015: A Beginner's Guide
  • Thursday June 4th, 9pm - TT2015 Preview Show
  • Friday June 5th, 9pm - TT2015 Qualifying
  • Saturday June 6th, 9pm - TT2015 Superbike race
  • Sunday June 7th, 9pm - TT2015 Sidecar race 1
  • Monday June 8th, 9pm - TT2015 Supersport race 1
  • Tuesday June 9th, 9pm - TT2015 Superstock
  • Tuesday June 9th, 10pm - Joey: The man who conquered the TT
  • Wednesday June 10th, 9pm - TT2015 Supersport race 2
  • Thursday June 11th, 9pm - TT2015 Sidecar race 2
  • Friday June 12th, 9pm - TT2015 Senior race
  • Saturday June 13th, 9pm - Lightweight TT
  • Monday June 15th, 6pm - TT2015 Review show part 1
  • Monday June 15th, 7pm - TT2015 Review show part 2