This year’s TT featured an increased lumber agenda, which integrated an further Superstock and Supertwin contest.
In full, there were eight solo races (Superbike TT, Supersport TT 1, Supertwin TT 1, Superstock TT1, Supersport TT 2, Superstock TT 2, Supertwin TT 2 and the Senior TT) and a pair of Sidecar outings.
That structure will live for 2024, with lumber action starting on Saturday 1 June headlined by the principle Supersport lumber and the principle Sidecar contest.
Sunday 2 June will feature the Superbike TT, won this year by Michael Dunlop on the Hawk Racing Honda.
A relaxation day follows on 3 June sooner than the principle Superstock and Supertwin lumber take place on 4 June, with the 2d Supersport and closing Sidecar outings on 5 June.
A 2d relaxation day has been pencilled in for 6 June, sooner than the closing Superstock and Supertwin races take place on 7 June, with the mountainous finale Senior TT concluding the programme on 8 June.
Apply week begins on Monday 27 June with an untimed morning session, sooner than the principle timed session of the match that afternoon.
Qualifying continues by strategy of Friday 31 Can even sooner than racing begins.
Michael Dunlop Senior
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TT 2024 could per chance search the all-time gain file of 26 belonging to the slack Joey Dunlop matched and surpassed.
His nephew Michael Dunlop tallied up his 25th TT victory in 2023 with wins in the Superbike lumber, first Supertwin time out and each Supersport contests.
Dunlop, now 2d all-time, had been heading in the true route to match 26 in the 2d Supertwin lumber sooner than his MD Racing-high-tail Paton expired on the principle lap.
His possibilities of matching 26 were scuppered in the Senior TT finale when he modified into resoundingly overwhelmed by Peter Hickman on his FHO Racing BMW, with Dunlop compelled to resolve for third at the relieve of DAO Racing’s Dean Harrison after a spot-up trade backfired.
Hickman place a brand new outright TT lap file in the Superstock TT 2 in 2023 of 136.358mph, blasting the original file – belonging to him from 2018 – of 135.452mph.
Dunlop place the principle 130mph lap on a Supersport bike at the TT, whereas the Birchall brothers smashed the Sidecar lap file at 120.645mph.
Ahead of TT 2024, several large names have already announced splits from their most celebrated teams, with Harrison to phase ways with DAO Racing at the quit of 2024.
Davey Todd has moreover ended his relationship with Padgetts Racing after a largely advanced 2023 on the roads and in the British Superbike Championship.
He has since signed with the TAS Racing squad to high-tail BMWs at the TT in 2024, with Harrison inclined to construct a Honda swap.
Breaking News Provisional TT 2024 agenda
Monday 27 Can even – Morning practice and afternoon qualifying
Tuesday 28 Can even – Evening qualifying
Wednesday 29 Can even – Evening qualifying
Thursday 30 Can even – Evening qualifying
Friday 31 Can even – Afternoon qualifying
Saturday 1 June – Supersport TT 1 and Sidecar TT 1
Sunday 2 June – Superbike TT
Tuesday 4 June – Superstock TT 1 and Supertwin TT 1
Wednesday 5 June – Supersport TT 2 and Sidecar TT 2
Friday 7 June – Superstock TT 2 and Supertwin TT 2
Saturday 8 June – Senior TT