Classic motorbikes featuring some of the most evocative makes and models created will make for an exciting part of North Yorkshire’s eagerly-anticipated Croft Nostalgia event.
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Where these days can you see and hear a grid full of Grand Prix racing motorcycles from the 50’s & 60’s, on open ‘megas’, including Manx Nortons & Matchless G50,s ? Round four in the Lansdowne Classic Series at Donington…
Former sidecar world champions Rolf Steinhausen and Werner Schwärzel were compatriots, but they avoided contact when they were big rivals on track.
Richie Welsh extended his slender series lead in the fourth round of the EDIasia Formula 400 championship, taking two wins over the weekend on his Peter Flemming sponsored Yamaha FZR400 machine.
When George O’Dell clinched the World sidecar championship in 1977 he broke a 24-year drought of English champions, the last one being Eric Oliver in 1953.
Known throughout the drag world as “The Master” there is so much more to Alf Hagon than first meets the eye. A quiet, unassuming man who could easily be mistaken for the store man within his shock absorber and wheel building factory rather than the resourceful and inventive engineer that he undoubtedly is, Alf has excelled at virtually everything he has ever undertaken.
Race he did however and the 1979 match races once again saw Baker take to the line this time on a purely privateer bike. While he rode very well as part of the American team, finishing all six races in the points and riding to a stunning fourth place at Mallory, behind on form John Newbold, Sheene and American Mike Baldwin, he was badly let down by machine preparation and this was not a true indication of his abilities.
>”Like father, like Son”- Richard Molnar clocked up three wins and father Andy four in BHR’s final meeting of the year at Cadwell Park. The Molnar’s were not the only serial winners. There were outstanding performances by Nigel Palmer with 8 wins in the Lacey Ducati Championship, the second of Saturday’s Classic Racer Magazine BEARS races and then two wins in Sunday’s Morris Lubricants Championship races!
Special guests at the 200 Miglia of Imola Revival will be Laverda Corse, the historic race team managed by Ing Piero Laverda. The team will be demonstrating a selection of the historic race bikes which Moto Laverda Spa raced so…
It’s nearly that time again; the second Saturday in September, the day the VMCC Sprint Section makes its annual pilgrimage to the South Coast (to be precise Madeira Drive, Brighton) for the longest running speed event for both motor cycles and motor cars – the Frosts National Brighton Speed Trials. We the Sprint Section would like to take this opportunity to thank Brighton and Hove Motor Club for their invite to organise the motorcycle entry to this prestigious event.