Racing legends head to Lincolnshire for huge historic motorcycle racing event.
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Star names including Giacomo Agostini and Murray Walker to celebrate Lincolnshire’s bike racing past.
The National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham has confirmed that it will be running a temporary ‘pop up’ museum display in the heart of the race paddock at this year’s Classic TT Races presented by Bennetts.
Eight classic race bikes will be on show on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th July for visitors to a Cancer Research charity event hosted by Grimsby-based John Roe Toyota at Laceby Manor Golf Resort. The venue – owned by former motorcycle racer, Roger Burnett – will play host to the family-owned car dealership’s annual summer event, in support of the Cancer Research Big BBQ Weekend.
After a stunning race at the TT Assen Circuit yesterday, where Valentino Rossi won his third race this season, the 111th in his career, starting from pole position, today the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider made his first ever appearance at the prestigious Goodwood Festival of Speed, which carried a theme of nostalgia and pride in the growing interest in motorsport, as Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. took the occasion to celebrate its 60th anniversary.
Donington Park are delighted to confirm that motorcycling legend Freddie Spencer will be a guest of honour at the popular Classic Motorcycle Festival on 7-9 August.
Last year saw the National Motorcycle Museum launch the most exciting and innovative membership scheme ever undertaken by a Museum or similar organisation.
British machines proved popular: the 1937 Brough Superior 1,096cc 11-50hp sold for more than three times top estimate, a total £147,100; the 1930 Brough Superior OHV 680 Black Alpine sold for £138,140; and the 1955 Vincent 998cc Black Shadow Series-D sold at £72,060.
Bonhams Spring Stafford Sale will include 12 motorcycles belonging to Richard Hammond and James May, former presenters of the popular motoring programme, Top Gear.
Lovers of two wheeled classics will be heading up the A3 and just south of Guildford and admire the fantastic variety and quality of the selection on show at the 2WheelsMiklos open day on Sunday 12 October.