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Round 4 of BHRs 2012 championship.

There used to be a “Lord of Lydden”. BHRs Rob Walker and his ‘Yellow Velos’ should lay claim to the title with 5 wins and a second place out of seven races at round 4 of BHRs 2012 championship.
First blood came in the first race of the day with a convincing win over the Rocket 3 of Tim Woolley in the Morris Lubricants Championship on his ‘Big’ Venom & to show that he meant business there were further wins on the ‘little’ Velo in both of Saturdays’ Bob Newby Championship races


Rare Classic Racing Bikes Offered at Classic Bike Auction,

The 1929 Grindlay-Peerless JAP 500cc ‘Hundred Model’ that is one of only two of its kind known to survive lapped Brooklands at over 100mph in 1937.
An extremely rare racing motorcycle from the 1920s that lapped the famous Brooklands race circuit at over 100mph is expected to generate intense competition among bidders at the Bonhams Autumn Stafford Sale on Sunday 21st October 2012.
One of only two of its kind known to survive, the 1929 Grindlay-Peerless-JAP 500cc ‘Hundred Model’ (estimate £50,000 – £70,000) won the Brooklands ‘Gold Star’ award in 1937 in the hands of prominent VMCC member, the late Edmond ‘Boy’ Tubb.


BMCRC Round 4 – Oulton Park

DFDS Seaways Yamaha Past Masters – Records Smashed As Parbury Returns Mark Parbury put in a rare appearance in the DFDS Seaways Yamaha Past Masters, riding the TZR250 his father used to race in the class, and promptly set about…


Classic Racing Legends on show

There are many amazing motorcycles steeped in racing history in this year’s Classic Bike hall. Norton Owners Club celebrates its 50th anniversary with a series of production racers and special appearances by Peter Williams and Keith Eccles. Also appearing will…


Old and New at Darley Moor

Not content with catering just for motorsport fans of two, three and four wheels the Darley Moor Road Race Club included the sounds of yesteryear last weekend when their programme included the ‘Thunderfest’ time trial. ‘Thunderfest’ showcased machines covering a…