The first Isle of Man TT race was held on Tuesday 28 May 1907 and the "TT"  stand for Tourist Trophy.

Traditionally held over two weeks, at the beginning of June for the racing, the Isle of Man TT is run in a time-trial format on public roads closed to the public. 

 With a reputation as the most dangerous motorbike race in the world, the TT has a lap of 37.73 miles (60.72 km) and includes the famous mountain course over the Snaefell Mountain. The lap record in 2018 was 16:42.mins with an average speed of 135mph / 217 km/h and registering over 206 mph on the famous Sulby straight.