A special display of over sixty significant racing motorcycles from past decades will take pride of place within the paddock area at this weekend’s Classic Racing Motorcycle Club [CRMC] Classic Bike Weekend (21-22 August).
A weekend of jam-packed historic motorcycle racing, this two-day event is a must for anyone interesting in two-wheeled competitive action.
Organised by the CRMC, some of the key motorcycles on display will include:
- Honda RVF750R RC45: Several of the two hundred RC45s manufactured in 1994 will be present as part of the Revit Red Team.
- MV Agusta 500/3: Introduced to the worldin 1966, the 500/3 was basically an over-bored version of the 350cc three-cylinder MV had developed at the same time.
- Honda CB1100R: The owners club have on display several examples of the Honda's first homologated production road/race bike that was launched in 1981 and ridden by Ron Haslam, Joey Dunlop & Wayne Gardner.
- Ducati Desmosedici: The pair of Desmocedici bikes on display are ex Loris Capirossi and Troy Bayliss machines representing Ducati’s development of the V4 Moto GP bike in the early years of the 21st century.
- Suzuki TR750: Developed in 1972 from Suzuki’s GT750 model, the race bike was built specifically to contest the new Formula 750 Series and designed the XR11 by Suzuki.
- 1967 297cc Honda 6: The first 250cc Honda 6 made its world debut on 13 September 1964 at the Nations GP held at Monza and ridden by Jim Redman. The example attending is the overbored 297cc version designated RC174 that made its debut in 1967 and won the world Championship for Honda with Mike Hailwood on board.
Tickets for the CRMC Classic Bike Weekend are available on the gate on both Saturday and Sunday, priced as below:
Saturday Adult/Senior: £20/£15
Sunday Adult/Senior: £25/£20
Weekend Adult/Senior: £35/£25
Children aged 16 and under go FREE of charge and do not need a ticket
For more information, please head over to https://castlecombecircuit.co.uk/race-days/motorcycle-race-meetings.