Manx Radio to Broadcast Southern 100 Media Launch

Monday February 12, 2018 at 3:55pm
Manx Radio to Broadcast Southern 100 Media Launch
Southern 100 Racing are pleased to confirm that the 2018 Official Media Launch of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Southern 100 International Races, the Blackford Financial Services Pre-TT Classic Road Races and the Radcliffe Butchers Post TT Road Races will be broadcast live on Manx Radio.

The 2018 Official Media Launch will take place at the Morton Hall, Castletown on Friday 16th February commencing at 7.30pm and is the 14th year that an official launch has been held.

The evening will be hosted by Sports Editor of Manx Radio, Tim Glover and will be broadcast live on 1368 meters medium wave and via the various app's available via their website:

In addition to the live broadcast, the proceedings will also be streamed live by The Sports Package (TSP) with Jo Pack producing the coverage which will; be shown via the Manx Radio website and on the TSP page on Facebook.

Rachel Palmer, Assistant Race Secretary remarked: ‘We are very grateful to Manx Radio for agreeing to broadcast the 2018 Media Launch as there are many Southern 100 fans who like to be kept up to date with what is happening with the races on the Billown Course.

‘This year is the 30th anniversary of the Pre-TT Classic Road Races, having first been run in 1988. We will have some exciting news to release on the evening and Tim is sure to extract some interesting ‘scoops’ from the riders and guests present on the evening.’

Manx Radio first broadcast live commentary of the Southern 100 Road Races in 1964 and have covered the ‘friendly races’ annually since, adding the Pre-TT Classic Road Races in 1988 and the Post TT Road Races in 1991 as part of their TT coverage.

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