Other great Retro rac­ing

Motorcycle News (UK) - - Retro Special 2017 -

As cool as it gets! Thun­der­bike and Vin­tage flat-track

What is it? Events like Dirtquake are boost­ing the pop­u­lar­ity of flat-track rac­ing in the UK. It’s part of an eight-round se­ries and the vin­tage rac­ing is a fan­tas­tic spec­ta­cle. You can see old-school Har­leys bat­tling it with clas­sic Tri­umphs, Bul­ta­cos and BSAS Watch it here: Am­man­ford in Wales on Au­gust 12-13. www.dirt­track­rid­ers.co.uk

Back to the 80s! CRMC Su­per­stock 750

What is it? For 750cc pro­duc­tion-based ma­chines like VFRS and GSX-RS built prior to 1987. The CRMC race be­tween March and Oc­to­ber on a range of UK tracks, in­clud­ing Pem­brey and Cad­well Park, be­fore fin­ish­ing at Brands Hatch on Oc­to­ber 7-8. Watch it here Don­ing­ton Park cir­cuit on Au­gust 4-6. www.crmc.co.uk

Ter­ror on two wheels! The Toughsheet Na­tional Twin­shock Cham­pi­onship

What is it? A seven-part clas­sic mo­tocross se­ries, fea­tur­ing some of the most evoca­tive bikes from MX rac­ing’s golden era. The cham­pi­onship claims to be a cheap form of mo­tocross, but the bikes in the flag­ship class are as lairy as you get and see­ing them six abreast is quite a sight. Watch it here: July 23, York­shire TSC at Wil­ber­foss, York. www.na­tion­altwin­shock.co.uk

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