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Brighton Speed Trials 2018 Saturday 1st September

Friday June 29, 2018 at 2:01pm
Brighton Speed Trials 2018 Saturday 1st September
The VMCC Sprint Section will once again be organising the motorcycle side of things at the annual Brighton Speed Trials by kind invitation of our friends The Brighton and Hove Motor Club.

 

The Brighton Speed Trials is considered to be the longest running motor sport event in the world as it first ran way back in 1905. Jump forward 113 years and Saturday 1st September 2018 sees the yet another running of this iconic event, the current format being a standing-start ¼ mile sprint along Brighton seafront’s Madeira Drive.

 

Up to 200 cars and 75 motorcycles will take part during the day.

It’s not unusual to have a mix of bikes entered from the 1920’s right up to current day, and when we say “entered”, the bikes in the paddock are the bikes that are given the beans along the seafront!

 

Spectator entry includes a free programme and access to the paddock area, so not only can the variety of machines be seen at close quarters, the riders / drivers / mechanics can be chatted to if you want to know some detail about the machinery. There’s a 20% reduction for Advance Tickets up to & including the 24th August, details on the Brighton and Hove Motor Club website.

 

Main sponsor for the 2018 event (along with many previous years) is Frosts Cars Ltd of Brighton.

 

So, if you fancy a day at the sea-side and at the same time don’t mind seeing cars and bikes in competition (the fastest bikes can reach around 160mph), the annual Brighton Speed Trials could be worth a visit...........

 

VMCC Sprint Section website - http://www.vmccsprint.co.uk

VMCC Sprint Section facebook   https://www.facebook.com/vmccsprint/

Brighton & Hove Motor Club website - http://www.brightonandhovemotorclub.co.uk

 


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