Top motocross rider to star at Telford

January 4, 2023

dam Duckworth PhotographyThis year’s Classic Dirt Bike Show sponsored by Hagon Shocks will deliver another off-road giant to Telford International Centre.



Three-time world champion and racing icon Dave Thorpe has been confirmed as the star guest for the show on February 11-12. As Britain’s most successful motocross racer with three 500cc World Championships, a Veteran’s World title and multiple British Championships to his name, Dave is the last British rider to have won the premier division of world motocross. He began his successful career in the UK Kawasaki team, before moving to the Honda racing team in 1983. The switch saw his first Grand Prix win in 1984 and he gained his first world title the following year, which he retained in 1986. His third world title came in 1989 following an ongoing, thrilling battle against Belgian motocross legend Eric Geboers. His career highs and lows will be revealed to visitors as commentator John McCrink quizzes the motocross star when they both take to the stage at Telford.

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