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Manx Grand Prix Races 2005 18 August 2005

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Department of Transport that it has made an Order under the Road Races Act 1982, providing that:

    1. The main roads known as the TT MOUNTAIN COURSE (hereinafter called “the Course”) SHALL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC for the 2005 Manx Grand Prix Motorcycle Practices, Races and Parades as follows :-


    SATURDAY 20th AUGUST NO MORNING PRACTICE EVENING from 6.00 p.m. to 8.45 p.m.

    MONDAY 22nd AUGUST NO MORNING PRACTICE EVENING from 6.00 p.m. to 8.45 p.m.

    TUESDAY 23rd AUGUST NO MORNING PRACTICE EVENING from 6.00 p.m. to 8.45 p.m.

    WEDNESDAY 24th AUGUST NO MORNING PRACTICE EVENING from 6.00 p.m. to 8.45 p.m.

    THURSDAY 25th AUGUST NO MORNING PRACTICE EVENING from 6.00 p.m. to 8.45 p.m.

    FRIDAY 26th AUGUST NO MORNING PRACTICE EVENING from 6.00 p.m. to 8.45 p.m.

    SATURDAY 27th AUGUST NO MORNING PRACTICE EVENING from 6.00 p.m. to 8.45 p.m.

    WEDNESDAY 31st AUGUST AFTERNOON after racing completed to 5.00 p.m. but if races have been delayed to 8.30 p.m.


    MONDAY 29th AUGUST DAY from 9.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. **

    WEDNESDAY 31st AUGUST DAY from 9.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.**

    FRIDAY 2nd SEPTEMBER DAY from 9.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.**

    ** The Races set for these dates may be postponed and held on days following. (see 3 below).

    2. In the event of adverse weather conditions etc the start of any race on Monday 29th August, Wednesday 31st August and Friday 2nd September may be postponed from time to time until not later than 7.00 p.m. (Roads open not later than 8.30 p.m.).

    3. Any race which shall not have started or which has been declared Null and Void by the promoters on a specified Race Day may be postponed to any of the days from 30th August to 3rd September, on similar terms -

    EXCEPT THAT in the event of a Race being postponed to -

    TUESDAY 30th AUGUST or THURSDAY 1st SEPTEMBER the Course shall be closed on those days not earlier than 11.30 a.m.

    4. Notification of postponed closures will be given in the news bulletins on the local radio stations.

    5. The Course includes the A1 Road between Douglas and Ballacraine, A3 Road between Ballacraine and Ramsey, A18 Snaefell Mountain Road, A18 Bemahague Road, Glencrutchery Road, Bray Hill and Quarterbridge Road, Douglas.

    6. During the Practice and Race Periods no person may pass any barriers on to the Course unless specially authorised, but the Order provides for limited crossing of the Course at designated locations by traffic, at the discretion of the Police on duty, during the intervals between Races for different classes of motor cycles on Race days.

    7. The Course will be re-opened for traffic by an official motor vehicle displaying a notice “Roads Open” proceeding along the Course upon the completion of the Practices and Races and by the passing of such vehicle the part of the Course so passed is open for traffic.

    8. A copy of the Order may be inspected at any Police Station. In the event of any query a helpline is available on 644644, 644649 and, from and including Wednesday 18th August, 644629. Further information will be broadcast on the local radio stations.

    9. Offences against the Act or the Order render the offender liable to a penalty not exceeding £2,500.

    10. This notice gives general guidance only and should not be treated as an authoritative statement of the law.

    18th August 2005

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