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TT fans treated to extended radio coverage

TT fans will enjoy “virtually unbroken” live qualifying and race commentary and new pre-race and post-race analysis on the Isle of Man TT Radio at this year’s event.

The new commentary coverage, fuelled by Monster Energy, gets under way in time for the first qualifying session on Saturday 25 May from 6pm (GMT) with interviews and analysis from the heart of the TT Paddock from Tim Glover, Chris Kinley and Chris Palmer, with former TT Race winner Patrick Farrance stepping in when the sidecars are on track. Chris Boyde will be the anchor commentator from the tower during qualifying.

Chris Kinley will be broadcasting from the grid and pit lane on race days and he will also providing updates and interviews from pit lane and the winner’s enclosure. 

Tim Glover has the anchor commentator role from the grandstand tower on race days, with Chris Boyde analysing the action, while Dave Christian at Glen Helen and Roy Moore at Ramsey Hairpin will support the race commentary team with updates from around the course.

Boyde will host a new Attention Paddock qualifying and race day preview show and post qualifying session and race day parc ferme programme from Monday 27 May, featuring leading current and former riders as well as other motorsport personalities. The shows will be broadcast live from a pop-up radio studio underneath the main grandstand.

Coverage will feature also presenters Chris Williams, Marc Tyley, Ben Hartley, Bob Harrison and Simon Quine providing music, festival information, what’s on and travel updates throughout the day as well as regular TT news on all the breaking stories on and off the track.

The service will be available on the Isle of Man island wide via AM1368 as well as 87.9FM in Douglas and Ramsey and on 100.6FM in the Northwest of the island via the FM service and worldwide via the Official TT Races website – iomttraces.com.
 

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