Sector 8

Kerrowmoar

Description:
There are 4 marshalling points associated with Kerrowmoar. The first is Kerrowmoar West at the top of the Hill. The second location is Kerrowmoar 1 where the riders are literally inches from you as they take the left hand bend. Kerrowmoar 2 follows which is a fairly quick right hand bend, and Kerrowmoar 3 has the jump before riders head along the bumpy stretch to Glen Duff. You don’t have to worry about spectators out here as there is no where for them to spectate from.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 8 marshals are required for these four locations

DSM: There are usually 2 DSM’s at Kerrowmoar, one located at Kerrowmoar 1 and the other at Kerrowmoar 2.

Shelter: There is not much shelter at Kerrowmoar if it rains, but not much shade on sunny days either.

Parking: very limited parking. If you have a car, get there early and the DSM’s will show you where you can park. Motorcycles can be parked more easily.

Catering/Toilets: There are no catering facilities at this location, so you will need to bring your own food and drink. There is a toilet located at Kerrowmoar 1.

 

Glen Duff

Description: There are 3 marshalling points at Glen Duff. The first is a Kerrowmoar East on the bumpy straight after the riders leave Kerrowmoar. One of the more bumpy stretches of the course which the risers take flat out. Next is Glen Duff, a flat out right hand bend where the front wheel leaves the road over the crest. Finally there is Glen Duff Farm which is on the approach to the two left hand bends before Glen Tramman. You don’t get many spectators out here as the only place they can spectate from is Glen Duff.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 6 marshals are required for these three locations

DSM: There is usually 1 DSM who can be at any of the three locations during a session. He will always be at Glen Duff 10 – 15 minutes before roads close

Shelter: There is not much shelter at Glen Duff or Glen Duff Farm, but Kerrowmoar 3 is sheltered by the trees.

Parking: Ample parking at Glen Duff and it is a 3 minutes’ walk from there to either Kerrowmoar East or Glen Duff Farm

Catering/Toilets: There are no catering facilities at this location, so you will need to bring your own food and drink. There is a toilet located at Glen Duff.

 

Glen Tramman

Description: There are 3 marshalling points at Glen Tramman. The first is the flag point at the Garey Road, a medium speed right hand corner where you can see the riders approach at high speed before slowing down for Glen Tramman. You can see them entering Glen Tramman from this location. Glen Tramman is a medium speed left hand bend and from here you can see the riders accelerate away towards Churchtown. The final location is the Loop Road immediately after Glen Tramman. The riders are heading straight for you as they exit Glen Tramman. There are spectators at the Garey Road and the loop road, but there are no spectator areas at Glen Tramman itself.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 6 marshals are required for these three locations

DSM: There is usually 1 DSM at Glen Tramman

Shelter: There is a hut at Glen Tramman.

Parking: Ample parking on the loop road

Catering/Toilets: There are no catering facilities at this location, although there are facilities which can be used at Churchtown between races. There is a toilet located at this location.

Churchtown

Description: There are 2 marshalling points at Churchtown separated by 100 yards but with totally different views. Ballakillingan Farm is a right hand kink. You can see the bikes approach from Glen Tramman, and lift the front wheel over the crest. The second location is Churchtown where the riders swoop past only feet away. The fields opposite have become a popular spectator area in the last few years hence the catering facilities now provided there by the land owners. It should be noted that all their profits go to local charities and the IOMTTMA have benefited from this in the past.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 2 marshals are required for these locations

DSM: There is usually 1 DSM located between these marshalling points

Shelter: There is limited shelter at this point

Parking: Ample parking on the loop road or the Garey Road

Catering/Toilets: Over the last few years there have been facilities available in the field opposite this marshalling location, although you can only get to them between races. There is a toilet located at Churchtown Caravan which is a 3 minute walk away through the field.

 

Churchtown Caravan

Description: There are 2 marshalling points at Churchtown Caravan and Skye Hill. The caravan is a very fast bumpy right hand bend at the end of the Conker Fields. Skye Hill is a fast and bumpy left hand bend on the approach to Pinfold Cottage. You sometimes get a few spectators at these points.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 3 marshals are required for these locations

DSM: The DSM located at Pinfold Cottage looks after this marshalling point.

Shelter: There is a hut at Churchtown Caravan and Skye Hill is under the trees.

Parking: Motorcycles can be parked on the pavement behind the hut at the Caravan. Cars are best parked on the Churchtown loop road. It is a 3 minute walk back from here

Catering/Toilets: Over the last few years there have been facilities available in the field opposite this marshalling location, although you can only get to them between races. There is a toilet located at this point.

Pinfold Cottage

Description: A fast swooping S bend. You can see the riders approach from Skye Hill. There is limited viewing for spectators at this point.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 4 marshals are required for these locations

DSM: There is usually a DSM at this location

Shelter: There is a hut at Churchtown Caravan and Skye Hill is under the trees.

Parking: There is no parking at this location. You are best to park at Gardeners Lane which is a 3 minute walk away.

Catering/Toilets: There are no catering facilities at this location, so you will need to bring your own food and drink. There is a toilet located at this point.

 

Gardeners Lane

Description: There are two marshalling points here. The first at the jump at Glen Auldyn Bridge (regularly seen on the TT DVD’s), and the second at the fast right hand corner known as Gardeners Lane. This is a popular viewing point especially for the Superbike races.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 4 marshals are required for these locations

DSM: There is usually a DSM at this location

Shelter: There is limited shelter under the trees

Parking: Ample parking in Gardeners lane.

Catering/Toilets: There are no catering facilities at this location, although if you have transport you can drive into Ramsey through the estate. There is a toilet located at this point.

 

School House Corner

Description: there are two marshalling points here. The first on the straight at the Glen Auldyn School, and the second the bumpy left hand corner known as Schoolhouse. You can see the riders approach from Gardeners lane and see them peel into Parliament Square from here. Spectators are usually located in private gardens.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 5 marshals are required for these locations

DSM: There is usually a DSM located at either of these 2 points

Shelter: There is limited shelter under the trees

Parking: There is limited parking at School House corner, but it is only a 5 minute walk from the car park at Shoprite.

Catering/Toilets: There are no catering facilities at this location, although between races you can walk into the centre of Ramsey in less than 5 minutes. There is a toilet located at this point.

Parliament Square

Description: there are three marshalling points here. The first on the straight at Bircham Avenue on the approach to Parliament Square. The riders are just starting to sit up and brake as they pass you. There are two points in the Square, one on the approach and one on the exit. This is a popular spectator point in the heart of Ramsey.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 6 marshals are required for these locations

DSM: There is usually a DSM located at this point

Shelter: There is no shelter here

Parking: There is parking at Shoprite car park.

Catering/Toilets: There catering facilities at this location. There is a public toilet located outside Shoprite.

Bus Station

Description: located on the straight between Parliament Square and Cruickshanks Corner. You can see the riders exit Parliament Square and peel into Cruickshanks from here. This is a popular spectator point

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 2 marshals at this point

DSM: The DSM at Cruickshanks looks after this point.

Shelter: There is no shelter here

Parking: There is parking at this location.

Catering/Toilets: There catering facilities at this location. There is a public toilet located outside Shoprite

 

Cruickshanks

Description: A fast uphill right hand bend, which again is often featured on the TT DVD’s. You can see the riders exit from Parliament Square and disappear up the hill towards Whitegates. This is another popular viewing point both on the inside of the course in Coronation Park or on the outside in the road junction or gardens.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 4 marshals at this point

DSM: There is a DSM at this location

Shelter: There is no shelter here

Parking: There is parking at this location.

Catering/Toilets: There catering facilities within easy walking distance in Ramsey. There is a toilet at this location.

 

Whitegates

Description: A reasonably fast left hand bend at the start of the Mountain climb. Spectators are usually located on the inside of the course in the lane near where the marshals stand.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 4 marshals at this point

DSM: There is a DSM at this location

Shelter: There is no shelter here

Parking: There is parking at this location.

Catering/Toilets: There catering facilities within easy walking distance in Ramsey. There is no toilet at this location.

 

Stella Maris

Description: A reasonably fast right hand bend at the start of the Mountain climb. You can see the riders leave Whitegates from here see them peel into Ramsey Hairpin. The garden of Stella Maris is another popular viewing place.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 2 marshals at this point

DSM: There is a DSM at this location

Shelter: There is no shelter here

Parking: There is no parking at this location, but you can park at Whitegates and it is a 2 minute walk from there.

Catering/Toilets: There are no catering facilities at this location, so you will need to bring your own food and drink. There is no toilet located at this point although there is one at Ramsey Hairpin which is a 2 minute walk away between races.

 

Ramsey Hairpin

Description: A slow hairpin bend, and the location of the commentary box (so watch what you say when they are on air!!) You can see the riders exit from Stella Maris from here and then disappear away up towards the Waterworks. Spectators can usually be found on both the inside and outside of the corner.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 2 marshals at this point

DSM: There is a

Kerrowmoar

Description: There are 4 marshalling points associated with Kerrowmoar. The first is Kerrowmoar West at the top of the Hill. The second location is Kerrowmoar 1 where the riders are literally inches from you as they take the left hand bend. Kerrowmoar 2 follows which is a fairly quick right hand bend, and Kerrowmoar 3 has the jump before riders head along the bumpy stretch to Glen Duff. You don’t have to worry about spectators out here as there is no where for them to spectate from.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 8 marshals are required for these four locations

DSM: There are usually 2 DSM’s at Kerrowmoar, one located at Kerrowmoar 1 and the other at Kerrowmoar 2.

Shelter: There is not much shelter at Kerrowmoar if it rains, but not much shade on sunny days either.

Parking: very limited parking. If you have a car, get there early and the DSM’s will show you where you can park. Motorcycles can be parked more easily.

Catering/Toilets: There are no catering facilities at this location, so you will need to bring your own food and drink. There is a toilet located at Kerrowmoar 1.

 

Glen Duff

Description: There are 3 marshalling points at Glen Duff. The first is a Kerrowmoar East on the bumpy straight after the riders leave Kerrowmoar. One of the more bumpy stretches of the course which the risers take flat out. Next is Glen Duff, a flat out right hand bend where the front wheel leaves the road over the crest. Finally there is Glen Duff Farm which is on the approach to the two left hand bends before Glen Tramman. You don’t get many spectators out here as the only place they can spectate from is Glen Duff.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 6 marshals are required for these three locations

DSM: There is usually 1 DSM who can be at any of the three locations during a session. He will always be at Glen Duff 10 – 15 minutes before roads close

Shelter: There is not much shelter at Glen Duff or Glen Duff Farm, but Kerrowmoar 3 is sheltered by the trees.

Parking: Ample parking at Glen Duff and it is a 3 minutes’ walk from there to either Kerrowmoar East or Glen Duff Farm

Catering/Toilets: There are no catering facilities at this location, so you will need to bring your own food and drink. There is a toilet located at Glen Duff.

 

Glen Tramman

Description: There are 3 marshalling points at Glen Tramman. The first is the flag point at the Garey Road, a medium speed right hand corner where you can see the riders approach at high speed before slowing down for Glen Tramman. You can see them entering Glen Tramman from this location. Glen Tramman is a medium speed left hand bend and from here you can see the riders accelerate away towards Churchtown. The final location is the Loop Road immediately after Glen Tramman. The riders are heading straight for you as they exit Glen Tramman. There are spectators at the Garey Road and the loop road, but there are no spectator areas at Glen Tramman itself.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 6 marshals are required for these three locations

DSM: There is usually 1 DSM at Glen Tramman

Shelter: There is a hut at Glen Tramman.

Parking: Ample parking on the loop road

Catering/Toilets: There are no catering facilities at this location, although there are facilities which can be used at Churchtown between races. There is a toilet located at this location.

Churchtown

Description: There are 2 marshalling points at Churchtown separated by 100 yards but with totally different views. Ballakillingan Farm is a right hand kink. You can see the bikes approach from Glen Tramman, and lift the front wheel over the crest. The second location is Churchtown where the riders swoop past only feet away. The fields opposite have become a popular spectator area in the last few years hence the catering facilities now provided there by the land owners. It should be noted that all their profits go to local charities and the IOMTTMA have benefited from this in the past.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 2 marshals are required for these locations

DSM: There is usually 1 DSM located between these marshalling points

Shelter: There is limited shelter at this point

Parking: Ample parking on the loop road or the Garey Road

Catering/Toilets: Over the last few years there have been facilities available in the field opposite this marshalling location, although you can only get to them between races. There is a toilet located at Churchtown Caravan which is a 3 minute walk away through the field.

 

Churchtown Caravan

Description: There are 2 marshalling points at Churchtown Caravan and Skye Hill. The caravan is a very fast bumpy right hand bend at the end of the Conker Fields. Skye Hill is a fast and bumpy left hand bend on the approach to Pinfold Cottage. You sometimes get a few spectators at these points.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 3 marshals are required for these locations

DSM: The DSM located at Pinfold Cottage looks after this marshalling point.

Shelter: There is a hut at Churchtown Caravan and Skye Hill is under the trees.

Parking: Motorcycles can be parked on the pavement behind the hut at the Caravan. Cars are best parked on the Churchtown loop road. It is a 3 minute walk back from here

Catering/Toilets: Over the last few years there have been facilities available in the field opposite this marshalling location, although you can only get to them between races. There is a toilet located at this point.

Pinfold Cottage

Description: A fast swooping S bend. You can see the riders approach from Skye Hill. There is limited viewing for spectators at this point.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 4 marshals are required for these locations

DSM: There is usually a DSM at this location

Shelter: There is a hut at Churchtown Caravan and Skye Hill is under the trees.

Parking: There is no parking at this location. You are best to park at Gardeners Lane which is a 3 minute walk away.

Catering/Toilets: There are no catering facilities at this location, so you will need to bring your own food and drink. There is a toilet located at this point.

 

Gardeners Lane

Description: There are two marshalling points here. The first at the jump at Glen Auldyn Bridge (regularly seen on the TT DVD’s), and the second at the fast right hand corner known as Gardeners Lane. This is a popular viewing point especially for the Superbike races.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 4 marshals are required for these locations

DSM: There is usually a DSM at this location

Shelter: There is limited shelter under the trees

Parking: Ample parking in Gardeners lane.

Catering/Toilets: There are no catering facilities at this location, although if you have transport you can drive into Ramsey through the estate. There is a toilet located at this point.

 

School House Corner

Description: there are two marshalling points here. The first on the straight at the Glen Auldyn School, and the second the bumpy left hand corner known as Schoolhouse. You can see the riders approach from Gardeners lane and see them peel into Parliament Square from here. Spectators are usually located in private gardens.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 5 marshals are required for these locations

DSM: There is usually a DSM located at either of these 2 points

Shelter: There is limited shelter under the trees

Parking: There is limited parking at School House corner, but it is only a 5 minute walk from the car park at Shoprite.

Catering/Toilets: There are no catering facilities at this location, although between races you can walk into the centre of Ramsey in less than 5 minutes. There is a toilet located at this point.

Parliament Square

Description: there are three marshalling points here. The first on the straight at Bircham Avenue on the approach to Parliament Square. The riders are just starting to sit up and brake as they pass you. There are two points in the Square, one on the approach and one on the exit. This is a popular spectator point in the heart of Ramsey.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 6 marshals are required for these locations

DSM: There is usually a DSM located at this point

Shelter: There is no shelter here

Parking: There is parking at Shoprite car park.

Catering/Toilets: There catering facilities at this location. There is a public toilet located outside Shoprite.

Bus Station

Description: located on the straight between Parliament Square and Cruickshanks Corner. You can see the riders exit Parliament Square and peel into Cruickshanks from here. This is a popular spectator point

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 2 marshals at this point

DSM: The DSM at Cruickshanks looks after this point.

Shelter: There is no shelter here

Parking: There is parking at this location.

Catering/Toilets: There catering facilities at this location. There is a public toilet located outside Shoprite

 

Cruickshanks

Description: A fast uphill right hand bend, which again is often featured on the TT DVD’s. You can see the riders exit from Parliament Square and disappear up the hill towards Whitegates. This is another popular viewing point both on the inside of the course in Coronation Park or on the outside in the road junction or gardens.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 4 marshals at this point

DSM: There is a DSM at this location

Shelter: There is no shelter here

Parking: There is parking at this location.

Catering/Toilets: There catering facilities within easy walking distance in Ramsey. There is a toilet at this location.

 

Whitegates

Description: A reasonably fast left hand bend at the start of the Mountain climb. Spectators are usually located on the inside of the course in the lane near where the marshals stand.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 4 marshals at this point

DSM: There is a DSM at this location

Shelter: There is no shelter here

Parking: There is parking at this location.

Catering/Toilets: There catering facilities within easy walking distance in Ramsey. There is no toilet at this location.

 

Stella Maris

Description: A reasonably fast right hand bend at the start of the Mountain climb. You can see the riders leave Whitegates from here see them peel into Ramsey Hairpin. The garden of Stella Maris is another popular viewing place.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 2 marshals at this point

DSM: There is a DSM at this location

Shelter: There is no shelter here

Parking: There is no parking at this location, but you can park at Whitegates and it is a 2 minute walk from there.

Catering/Toilets: There are no catering facilities at this location, so you will need to bring your own food and drink. There is no toilet located at this point although there is one at Ramsey Hairpin which is a 2 minute walk away between races.

 

Ramsey Hairpin

Description: A slow hairpin bend, and the location of the commentary box (so watch what you say when they are on air!!) You can see the riders exit from Stella Maris from here and then disappear away up towards the Waterworks. Spectators can usually be found on both the inside and outside of the corner.

Number of Marshals: A minimum of 2 marshals at this point

DSM: There is a DSM at this location

Shelter: The only helter is under the trees

Parking: There is parking at this location

Catering/Toilets: There are no catering facilities at this location, so you will need to bring your own food and drink. There is a toilet located at this point.

DSM at this location

Shelter: The only helter is under the trees

Parking: There is parking at this location

Catering/Toilets: There are no catering facilities at this location, so you will need to bring your own food and drink. There is a toilet located at this point.