2007 Isle of Man Centenary Meeting – Part Two – Off the track

Phil Aynsley’s photos tell the story showing that what happens off the track can be as interesting as the racing, especially during weather delays
The Douglas promenade.
The Douglas promenade. 2007 Isle of Man Centenary Meeting by Phil Aynsley
Magni MV Agusta (with exhaust baffles removed) on the Douglas promenade.
Magni MV Agusta (with exhaust baffles removed) on the Douglas promenade. 2007 Isle of Man Centenary Meeting by Phil Aynsley
Road-going Merlin sidecar.
Road-going Merlin sidecar. 2007 Isle of Man Centenary Meeting by Phil Aynsley
It appears that rego rules are a tad more relaxed on the IOM! A road-going outfit arrives at Ballaugh Bridge.
It appears that rego rules are a tad more relaxed on the IOM! A road-going outfit arrives at Ballaugh Bridge. 2007 Isle of Man Centenary Meeting by Phil Aynsley
It appears that rego rules are a tad more relaxed on the IOM! A road-going outfit arrives at Ballaugh Bridge.
It appears that rego rules are a tad more relaxed on the IOM! A road-going outfit arrives at Ballaugh Bridge. 2007 Isle of Man Centenary Meeting by Phil Aynsley
Joey Dunlop memorial near the Bungalow
Joey Dunlop memorial near the Bungalow. 2007 Isle of Man Centenary Meeting by Phil Aynsley
A committed Joey Dunlop fan.
A committed Joey Dunlop fan. 2007 Isle of Man Centenary Meeting by Phil Aynsley
BYO grandstand, Sulby Bridge.
BYO grandstand, Sulby Bridge. 2007 Isle of Man Centenary Meeting by Phil Aynsley
Paton PG 500R 4 cylinder 2-stroke (2001) and admirer.
Paton PG 500R 4 cylinder 2-stroke (2001) and admirer. 2007 Isle of Man Centenary Meeting by Phil Aynsley
Track condition board displayed to the riders at the start line.
Track condition board displayed to the riders at the start line. 2007 Isle of Man Centenary Meeting by Phil Aynsley
One of the scoreboard sign writers. He had been working at the TT for over 20 years.
One of the scoreboard sign writers. He had been working at the TT for over 20 years. 2007 Isle of Man Centenary Meeting by Phil Aynsley
Detail of the wooden scoreboard opposite the pits. It is operated by the IOM Scouts with sign writers painting the race timing details.
Detail of the wooden scoreboard opposite the pits. It is operated by the IOM Scouts with sign writers painting the race timing details. 2007 Isle of Man Centenary Meeting by Phil Aynsley
Behind the famous wooden scoreboard opposite the pits. It is operated by the IOM Scouts.
Behind the famous wooden scoreboard opposite the pits. It is operated by the IOM Scouts. 2007 Isle of Man Centenary Meeting by Phil Aynsley
Runners take the small wooden boards, with the info painted by the sign writers, to be passed on to those placing them on the front of the scoreboard.
Runners take the small wooden boards, with the info painted by the sign writers, to be passed on to those placing them on the front of the scoreboard. 2007 Isle of Man Centenary Meeting by Phil Aynsley
Each morning yesterday's hand painted timing boards have to be painted black for reuse.
Each morning yesterday’s hand painted timing boards have to be painted black for reuse. 2007 Isle of Man Centenary Meeting by Phil Aynsley