The Newark Classic Bike Show on January 11-12 2020 will have on display Guy Martin’s 1500cc Suzuki, complete with turbo engine, and the man himself might even make an appearance at the event.
The bike was ridden by Guy in the ‘Race to 300mph in a standing mile’ challenge, organised by the UK Timing Association – an arm of Straightliners Events.
No one has yet managed to reach 300mph in the mile – although Guy is currently second in the running at an impressive 270.065mph.
The team are hoping that Guy will attend the show on Sunday to promote the upcoming 2020 rounds for the challenge, but his attendance is not yet guaranteed.
Applications for bike and scooter displays have been at an all-time high, and fans can expect additional display areas across the site, giving the show the biggest-ever number of bikes on show.
A brand-new ‘Workshop Wisdom’ feature from Classic Bike Guide magazine will make its debut for the 2020 show.
Enthusiasts will be able to get up close and personal to two machines currently undergoing restoration work – a Norton ES2 scrambler and a JAP/Ariel.
January 2019’s event saw Moto Gymkhana UK pitch up for the first time and organisers are pleased to announce that the ‘grassroots motorcycle sport for everyone’ will be back for 2020.
All visitors are encouraged have a go for themselves and to book in advance of the event due to last year’s popularity.
As long as participants bring their own riding gear and their licence, anyone is welcome to put their skills to the test – and it’s all included in the ticket price!
Star guest Frankie Chili will be at the show all weekend, interviewed on stage by Lincolnshire racing gem Steve Plater. The show will feature many of its regular attractions, including a vast number of trade and autojumble pitches, club stands and hundreds of classic bikes on display.
Advance tickets are on sale now at £10 each, offering a saving of £2 on the gate price. For more information or to book advance tickets, please visit www.newarkclassicbikeshow.com.