Motorcycle shows and events | March 2018

Motorcycle shows and events in March 2018

Squires Café Autojumble

March 24

Sherburn-in-Elmet, West Yorkshire

Lots of jumble bargains to be had plus the best bacon roll and coffee around. If it’s warm enough to get your two-wheeler out, this is definitely worth a visit.

Event Site: www.squires-café.co.uk

Map Link: www.google.co.uk/maps

 

Manchester Bike Show

March 24 - 25
Eventcity, Urmston, Manchester

This show is in its seventh year and with over 100 trade exhibitors and 750 motorcycles on show, it really is one not to miss. The latest models, restored classics, dirt bikes, tourers and out and out race machines ensures there’s something for everyone. Free on-site parking.

Event Site: www.manchesterbikeshow.com

Tel:  01484 667776

email info@manchesterbikeshow.com

Map Link: www.google.co.uk/maps

 

The South of England Classic Motorcycle Show and Autojumble

March 25

Ardingly, West Sussex

For 2018 this show is celebrating over 100 years of Norton with the Brooklands Museum bringing along some of their rare and unusual Nortons. There are also five indoor halls of motorcycles and bikejumble, club stands and hundreds of machines on display. Free Parking.

Event Site: www.elkpromotions.co.uk

Map Link: www.google.co.uk/maps

 

National Hill Climb at Hartland Quay

Sunday 25 March 2018 

Hartland Quay, Devon

There are three main classes of bikes. Firstly the motocrossers-the most competitive machines. Then there are the specials-all sorts of beautifully put together purpose built machines. The vintage/classic bikes are great to listen to, and the road legal machines are the cheapest to put on the Hill.

Event Site: www.nhca.co.uk

Map Link: www.google.co.uk/maps

 

Festival of Power

30 March 30 -  April 1
Santa Pod Raceway, Northants

An action-packed Easter weekend of family drag racing entertainment including Top Fuel Dragsters, Nitro Funny Cars, Jet Cars and national drag racing. Plus, all things powerful off track including monster trucks and stunt displays.

Event Site: www.santapod.com

Tel 01234 782828

Map Link:  www.google.co.uk/maps

 

Social meets

Motorcycle social meets in March 2018

 

Squires Egg Run

20 March

Squires Café, Sherburn-in-Elmet, West Yorkshire

The popular, yearly charity egg run. Meeting at 8am and leaving at 11am. L-plate friendly.

Map Link: www.google.co.uk/maps

 

Scooter Sunday and Raleigh Chopper Meet

25 March
Ace Cafe, N Circular Rd, London

Live bands, good food and beautiful machines.

9am – 5pm. 
https://london.acecafe.com

www.google.co.uk/maps

 

Motorcycle Ride Outs in April 2018

 

Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity Easter Egg Run

April 1
Starting at Greendyke Street, Glasgow Green

A run to the Royal Hospital for Children to say hello to and put a smile on the faces of the young patients. For those not riding they’ll be entertainment, stalls, games and family fun at the hospital from 11am.

http://www.glasgowchildrenshospitalcharity.org

www.google.co.uk/maps 

 

 

Ben’s Ride Part Deux – The Sequel

April 1

Old Rose and Crown, Stourport on Severn, Worcestershire

A ride out to help raise funds to build a centre for young adults with learning disabilities. Music festival, butties, cakes and a BBQ too.

www.leapgateactivitycentre.co.uk

www.google.co.uk/maps

 

 

BOMB Run

April 14

Woolpack Inn, Church Street, Coggleshall, Colchester

A run in aid of injured veterans, with Bikers Respect All Veterans Equally (BRAVE). Meet from 11am, start at 1pm. Loos, brews and social stuff just two minutes-walk from the start. The route is around 55 miles long and is scenic and fun. Food and drink available at the end of the run and camping too if you want to make a night of it. £10 suggested start fee.

Email brave7475@gmail.com

 www.brave.support

www.google.co.uk/maps  

 

Five Valleys Charity Motorcycle Run

April 15
Starting from Salisbury Livestock Market
Sign on from 9.30am, start at 11am. Non-members welcome. Entry forms downloadable from website or contact Dave Weston on 01264 364186 or email dweston49@btinternet.com

www.salisburymotorcycleandlightcarclub.co.uk

www.google.co.uk/maps

 

Bike4Life Ride Out and Festival with Carl Fogarty

April 22

RAF Museum, Cosford, Shropshire

Starts at Meole Brace, Shrewsbury. The Midlands Air Ambulance Charity’s Bike4Life Ride Out and Festival is one of the biggest biker events in the country, attracting over 12,000 bikers. This year the ride out is led by Carl Fogarty. Slowly hopefully!

www.bike4lifefest.com

www.google.co.uk/maps

 

The World’s Largest Unofficial St Georges Day Parade

April 22

Meet at Norcutts in Shirley, West Midlands at 6pm and riding to Henley-in-Harden

With proceeds going to Midland Freewheelers Blood Bikes, this parade welcomes bikes, trikes, scooters, cars, trucks and campers. Fully marshalled.

www.1066mcc.co.uk

www.google.co.uk/maps

 

 

Track days

Motorcycle track days in March 2018

 

Cadwell Track Day

24 and 25 March

Cadwell Park, Lincolnshire

7.30am start. Full circuit.

Event Site: www.trackdays.co.uk

Map Link: www.google.co.uk/maps

 

Brands Hatch Track Day

27 March

Longfield, Kent

Daytime and evening sessions. Indy circuit

Event Site: www.trackdays.co.uk

Map Link: www.google.co.uk/maps

 

Anglesey Circuit Track Day

31 March

Ty Croes, North West Wales

7.30am start. International GP circuit.

Event Site: www.trackdays.co.uk

Map Link: www.google.co.uk/maps

 

Rockingham Track Day

31 March

Rockingham Motor Speedway, Corby

7.30am start. International circuit.

Event site: www.trackdays.co.uk

Map Link: www.google.co.uk/maps

 

Mallory Park Track Day

31 March

Mallory Park Racing Circuit

7.45am start. Full circuit.

Event site: www.trackdays.co.uk

Map Link: www.google.co.uk/maps

 

 

Race meets

Motorcycle Race meets in March 2018

Moto GP – round 1 Quatar

16 - 18 March

Losail International Circuit, Doha

Watch live on TV – BT Sport Live - 18 March at 3.30pm and highlights on ITV 4, 19 March at 8pm

Events Site: www.motogp.com

Map Link: www.google.co.uk/maps

 

World Superbike Championship – Round 2

March 23 - 25

Chand International Circuit, Buriram, Thailand

The Thailand round of WSB launched in 2015 and has since become a firm favourite with both fans and riders - a great excuse to fly off to South Asia. Will Jonathan Rea walk it again?

Watch on TV – Eurosport -  Race 1, Saturday 24 March at 3pm and Race 2 on Sunday 25 March at 2.30pm

Event Site: www.wsb.com

Map Link: www.google.co.uk/maps

 

Bennetts British Superbikes – Round 1

March 31 – April 2

Donnington Park, Leicestershire

We can’t think of a much better way to spend Easter weekend than this. Stock up on the chocolate and head to Donnington for round one of the finest national road racing championships in the world. It’s fast and hair raising. Shakey Byrne continues to dominate. But will a young gun outride him this year? Let the excitement begin.

Watch on TV – Eurosport - Monday 2 April at 1pm

Event Link: www.britishsuperbikes.com

Map Link: www.google.co.uk/maps

 

 

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