Festival of Speed classic motorcycles

Festival of Speed follows Island Classic

Classic race motorcycle fans won’t have long to wait after the Phillip Island Classic next weekend with the International Festival of Speed in Sydney in March. The 14th annul event used to be called the Barry Sheene Festival of Speed. It returns to Sydney Motorsport Park on March 23-26, 2017 with a long list of …

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Barry Sheene

Tribute for Barry Sheene Festival of Speed

As riders throughout the country descend on Sydney this weekend for the Barry Sheene Festival of Speed, a long-term racing and industry identity talks about his relationship with the racer. By Dale Schmidtchen I found out that Barry had finally succumbed to his throat cancer while speaking to a sponsored rider on the phone. This …

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Freddie Spencer at the 1989 Japanese GP

Freddie Spencer for Festival of Speed 

Three-time world motorcycle champion Freddie Spencer will attend the Barry Sheene Festival of Speed at Eastern Creek on March 20-22. The American racer joins a full field of legends for the 10th anniversary of the fewstival. Organisers say they have been blown away by the positive response and comments since securing “Fast” Freddie. Riders are …

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