As the sun beat down on what had been two days of glorious weather at Britain’s most beautiful race track, there was universal agreement amongst the huge Thunderfest entry: Anglesey 2015 was the best ever presentation of this unique, classic motorcycle…
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The Thunderfest, at the Anglesey Circuit over the weekend of May 30 and 31, is just maybe the best fun in classic motorcycle sport.
The Thunderfest Classic Time Trials, where riders have to battle to keep to their declared average speed, have provided some of the best challenges in classic motorcycle sport, as well as superb spectator entertainment, for the last seven years.
Motorcycling legend Sammy Miller is a firm favourite with the Thundersprint crowds and this year he is reaching new heights with the two bikes he is bringing to Darley Moor, in Derbyshire, over the weekend of May 10/11.
There aren’t many t-shirts in motorcycling that Nick Jefferies doesn’t have! For example, how many riders have ridden for the Honda factory in both trials and road racing?
Invitations to take part in the track sessions and cavalcade at next year’s Thundersprint, which will take place over the weekend of May 10/11 at the Darley Moor circuit, were only sent out a week ago but already the entry list is over half full.
It’s not often you can get close up to Valentino Rossi’s actual World Championship winning machine but Phil Morris will be bringing one of the 125cc Nastro Azzurro Aprilias, on which Vale won the 1997 World Championship, to Thundersprint 2014, which will be held at the Darley Moor circuit over the weekend of May 10/11, 2104.
Despite the hostile weather forecast the sun broke through the clouds for the start of the Thunderfest at Darley Moor, with a packed grid of classic riders striving to reach their personal target times in a tough, 16 lap competition.
Six times World Champion and TT winner Jim Redman is one of the very greatest names in the history of motorcycling.
After the success of this year’s Thundersprint at the Anglesey circuit, the Thundersprint moves to the heart of England for the 2014 event.