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Words and photography: PHILLIP TOOTH Additional photography: ERNIE NOTT COLLECTION, RUDGE ENTHUSIASTS CLUB ARCHIVE, GREENING ARCHIVE, MORTONS ARCHIVE.
July 1, 2016
Sunbeam Model 9, dating to 1927, being ridden stylishly by Luca Boccardo.

Kork Ballington drifted his 1981 lime green Kawasaki KR500 around the outside of Danilo Gardella’s Ducati Mike Hailwood Rep, and accelerated out of the horse-shoe shaped Parabolica before disappearing through the double-right turns that lead to the start-finish straight. But Danilo didn’t mind – he was sharing the track with a four-time world champion!

The ASI MotoShow brings together men and motorcycles – this year the entry soared to a record 732 riders, with even more bikes on display in the paddock.

Read more in August’s edition of TCM
 

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