Isle of Wight TT: The Diamond Races

In October 2021 the Isle of Wight will play host to their first road race event as the Diamond Races heads to the south of the Island.

Diamond Races logo

The multi-million pound event is expected to attract 50,000 people as world-class motorcyclists compete in the first Isle of Wight TT.

The 12.4 mile circuit travels through the villages of Chale, Kingston, Shorwell and Brighstone, before hitting a five-mile stretch of the Military Road, where speeds of up to 200mph will be reached.

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Diamond Races / Isle of Wight TT: In-depth 23 min podcast with Gary Thompson (IOM TT) on the course, running the races and safety

Gary Thompson

Diamond Races / Isle of Wight TT: If you want to know the course, how races will be run and their safety, News OnTheWight’s in-depth 23 minute interview with Gary Thompson (Isle of Man TT Clerk of the Course) is a must-listen for you

Tuesday, 11th August, 2020 6:57pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Noise and speed issues on Military Road affect lives of residents and damage businesses, says Isle of Wight MP

bob seely westminster hall send debate

Bob Seely says he wants to know more about the road safety strategy and hear the reaction from parish councils and residents before reaching a view on the first Isle of Wight TT race to be held on the Island

Wednesday, 29th July, 2020 3:16pm

By Sally Perry with 29 readers' comments

WATCH: Isle of Wight TT ‘Diamond Races’ – Champions riding the full course

Steve Plater and James Hillier riding the course

The mighty Steve Plater and James Hillier take their machines of choice around the proposed Isle of Wight TT course, so you can see what the Diamond Races will be like

Wednesday, 29th July, 2020 12:33pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Isle of Wight TT: The Diamond Races are coming (Circuit map and photos) (updated)

Steve Plater and James Hillier riding the course

All the Isle of Wight TT details you want to know, that News OnTheWight learnt when meeting the team behind the new event, including the map of the course and 200mph+ down the Military Road!

Wednesday, 29th July, 2020 7:03am

By Sally Perry with 23 readers' comments