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Could you volunteer to be part of the Isle of Man TT 2018?

TT Marshals pictured on the Mountain Course in 2017. Credit: IOM TT Marshals Association, Facebook

The Isle of Man TT Marshals Association are looking for volunteers to apply for its first training course of 2018.

On 21st January marshals in training will learn how to use flags, radios, carry-out marshalling duties and complete a First Aid programme for this year's TT Motorcycling Festival.

From 26th May until 8th June, marshals will assist the world-famous event - 45,000 visitors attended in 2017.

The event is free and open to all - to apply, email

Amber weather warning for IoM later

Ronaldsway Airport covered in ice on Friday. Credit: David Johnson, Twitter

The MET Office have issued a Amber weather warning for the Isle of Man from 4pm tonight.

Frost and ice will form on wet roads and surfaces, causing significant problems particularly in areas that became wet during the showers this morning.

Ronaldsway Airport has been de-icing its runway since earlier today, causing delays to numerous flights.

Temperatures are expected to hit below 2 Celsius.


IoM TT Zero Race cancelled after incident

Credit: IOM Police

The Isle of Man TT Zero Race has been called off after an incident was reported on the Mountain Road.

During the Senior and Supersport Qualifiers the whole course was red flagged, with information about when the TT Zero will be in due course.

Meanwhile a Netherlands rider, 28-year-old Jochem van den Hoek, died during the Superstock race this afternoon.

His death was confirmed by ACU Events, but no further details about the crash at the 11th milestone have been given.


Superbike rider dies after crash at Isle of Man TT Races

A superbike rider has died form his injuries after a crash at the Isle of Man TT Races.

Davey Lambert, 48, from Gateshead crashed at Greeba Castle on the third lap of Sunday's Superbike race.

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Davey made his Mountain Course debut at the Manx Grand Prix in 2014, finishing fourth in the Newcomers A race and 24th in the Junior Manx Grand Prix of the same year.

He returned to the Manx Grand Prix in 2015 and recorded 9th and 11th place finishes in the Junior and Senior MGP respectively and was 8th in last year’s Senior MGP Race.

Isle of Man TT: John McGuinness closes in on Joey Dunlop record

John McGuinness is honing in on Joey Dunlop's TT record. The man known as the Morecambe Missile is just three wins behind.

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