2021 IOMTT Cancelled

The Isle of Man is currently operating a five-stage border framework and, at its current Level 4, does not permit travel to the Island for non-residents.


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The cover to the program for a 1960s IOMTT. El Scano

 

According to the official IOMTT web site the 2021 event has already been cancelled due to the current COVID situation.

Statement:

The decision to cancel the 2021 TT Races was taken by the Isle of Man Government as a measure to protect the local population and visiting race fans from the ongoing effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic. The decision has been made at the earliest opportunity to provide clarity and certainty to all of the Island’s residents and visitors, as well as fans, riders, teams, sponsors, race officials and the various event stakeholders.

The TT is unique in requiring literally thousands of volunteers and officials across a wide range of organisations and needs months of proactive planning and we cannot responsibly move towards this and confidently commit to welcoming tens of thousands of people in June 2021 while the global pandemic is still active.

Whilst there are positive movements towards a vaccine across the world, and here on the Island we too are positively moving towards a local roll out programme, we are clearly still some way off before we fully understand what next year looks like in terms of travel and tourism.

The Isle of Man is currently operating a five-stage border framework and, at its current Level 4, does not permit travel to the Island for non-residents. The border framework would need to reach Level 2 as a minimum in order to deliver the 2021 TT Races and it is clear that we cannot confidently plan to deliver a strong event while border restrictions remain.

 


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