Next year’s feature is all about Bathurst, or more particularly the iconic Easter Races from 1938 to 1988. Already bikes, original and replicas are being prepared for the event where planned ‘on track’ slots will showcase the stars. Of course, as we get closer, the interest from the riders is increasing and more are expressing interest in meeting mates or dragging on the leathers for a docile lap around Broadford.
The famous Rickman Metisse marquee is getting an airing with Metisse guru John Mathews declaring “This will be the biggest turnout of the Rickman Brothers handiwork down under. We have the rarest of the rare Aermacchi Metisse too, and I predict that over the dirt and road range we will get 60 examples easily”.
In the support “bring out your dead’ show at the Speedway shed, we are encouraging the English Oddities. No, not the owners but the cottage English industries that were not the full on production houses of the Rickmans or Greeves, but the one off frame or component manufacturers that improved standard motorcycles. Names such as Spondon, EMC, Seeley, Cheney, Cotton, Armstrong, CCM et al.
“The 2014 event was a stunner of an event and from crowd reaction talking the event through at the MotoGP Expo I feel we are on another winner.” said Peter Drakeford, event organiser.
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