Now you probably wonder, what is that island, where it is, what is so special about it. Some Q&A are collected here:
1. Where is the Isle of Man?The Isle of Man is an island located in the middle of the Irish Sea and is part of the British Isles.
2. Is the Isle of Man part of the UK?No! The Isle of Man is neither part of Great Britain nor the United Kingdom.
3. What are the people who are born on the Isle of Man known as?People born here are known as 'Manx', classified as British.
4. What is the National Flag of the Isle of Man?
The Manx is the National Flag of the Isle of Man. It comprises the white, grey and yellow 'Three Legs' set against a red background.
5. What is the National symbol of the Isle of Man?
The National Symbol of the Isle of Man is the Three Legs of Man. The legs, clad in armour and bearing spurs, run in a clockwise direction. They bear the Latin motto 'Quocunque Jeceris Stabit' or 'Whichever way you throw it, it will stand' - a testament to islanders' independence and resilience.
6. How big it the Isle of Man?
The Isle of Man is approximately is 32.5 miles (50 kilometres) long from north to south and 13.5 miles (20 kilometres) wide from east to west.
And what is special about the race? See the videos.
The Spectacular T.T. TT (Isle of Man) Motorcycle Road Race 2011
Isle of Man TT Review 2011