This year’s TT races launch will take place in Ramsey in March.

ITV4 presenter and double TT race winner Steve Plater will host the evening with TV presenter Chris Pritchard.

The event, at the Mountain View Innovation Centre, will feature a chat show with many of the leading riders sharing their plans, ambitions and preparations ahead of this year’s event including Peter Hickman and Dean Harrison, who went head to head in last year’s TT Races.

Also appearing will be 23-time TT champion John McGuinness, Michael Dunlop and local man Conor Cummins.

ill be flying in from Australia and joining James Hillier to talk about the new chapters in their careers, while Ian Hutchinson will also be confirming his 2020 plans.

Rising star Davey Todd will also be there, as well as Lee Johnston, who tasted TT glory for the first time last year.

Two riders at opposite ends of their Mountain Course careers - Michael Rutter, who made his debut in 1994 and Glenn Irwin, who will make his first appearance at the TT this year - will be sharing their contrasting experiences and preparations, while Ben and Tom Birchall will outline how they plan to continue their dominance of the sidecar class.

Tickets for the March 27 event are now available from General admission costs £5.