NW200: Practice, race schedule and roads closing times

The 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200 is officially underway.
The 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200 is officially underway.

The 2017 Vauxhall International North West 200 is officially underway, with the first machines taking to the 8.9-mi.

A packed week of events sees final practice and qualifying continue on Thursday ahead of the first three races on the evening schedule.

On Saturday, the two seven-lap Superbike races top the bill on a five-race card, which also includes the second Supersport and Superstock races and the Supertwins event.

The practice and race programme this week is as follows:

PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Tuesday (roads closed 9.15am-3pm)

Thursday (roads closed 9.15am-3pm)

RACE SCHEDULE

Thursday (Roads closed 5pm-9pm)

Race 1 – HEL Performance Supersport Race

Race 2 – Bayview Hotel Superstock Race

Race 3 – Vauxhall Supertwin Race

Saturday (Roads closed 9.15am-9pm)

Race 1 – Bet McLean.com Supersport Race

Race 2 – Anchor Bar Superbike Race

Race 3 – JM Paterson Supertwin Race

Race 4 – Vauxhall NW200 Superbike Race

Race 5 – CP Hire Superstock Race