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Classic Bike Festival Ireland will be an annual motorcycle racing event held at Bishopscourt where owners and riders of classic racing motorcycles can enjoy track time and spectators a long-awaited opportunity to see riders and machines from previous forgotten eras. There will also be covered static displays, other motorcycle performances, club displays and an Auto jumble, stay in touch through social media to be the first to hear about exciting announcements.
The event is organised by the Revival Racing Motorcycle Club whose Directors are Phillip McCallen and Robin Titterington, the club is affiliated to MCUI (UC) and will run under MCUI rules and regulations. Both the Revival Racing MCC and Classic Bike Festival Ireland‘s objectives are to promote and encourage the sport of classic motorcycling racing for machines from previous era’s bringing back what we know were the glory days of racing in the 70’s, 80’s and early 90’s where 2-strokes ruled the smaller classes and battled with the big 4-strokes in the larger classes. In our first year we will be offering parade and track laps for all riders and machines. In future years when there is enough interest then races will be also included in the programme.
Club Members – New club members are more than welcome to join and we encourage all riders and supporters to join the Revival Racing MCC and be involved in The Classic Bike Festival Ireland. It is the club’s intention to run events and races that the members want, so please see the Revival Racing MCC website for more information and how to join and become a member.
Riders & Machines – The Classic Bike Festival Ireland welcome riders of all classic racing motorcycles from previous eras. Other special and important racing machines from other eras are more than welcome as the club and therefore the Festival will be inclusive, not exclusive. Riders will need a current MCUI race licence, however for those that don’t, a parade licence can be obtained through Revival Racing MMC to allow them to take part in this event.
Regulations and Entry forms will be available for online completion or download soon. Please see websites and social media for more information.
Motorcycle Clubs – Any motorcycle club, and other vehicle clubs are welcome to attend the Classic Bike Festival Ireland. If enough interest it may be possible to allow these clubs and their riders some limited track laps. Please make contact with us for further information.
Static Displays – We welcome all owners of classic motorcycles who wish to display their machines in either our covered or open display areas. Please make contact with us for further information.
Auto-jumble and dealers of classic motorcycles and parts – All are welcome to attend in our open display areas. Please make contact with us for further information.
Spectators – Tickets will be on sale through the Classic Bike Festival Ireland website, please see website and social media for updates and also the chance to win free tickets in our monthly free draws.
Partners & Sponsors – We’re encouraging likeminded businesses and individuals to help support us in driving forwards what we hope will be one of Irelands premier motorcycle events. Please make contact with Phillip McCallen or Robin Titterington to discuss further.
Please follow us on FaceBook and Twitter for further information, exciting news as well as ways of getting involved in the event. To register to compete or take part, or to come along and enjoy the spectacle, please register here.