Men and machines

 

It is no longer a secret: the 16th edition of the A-XOC Bikers'Classics, which will be held on Friday and Saturday, June 29-30 and Sunday, July 1, will highlight in particular the Superbike World Championship , which celebrates this year its 30 years of existence. Suffice to say that the SBK will be well represented on the track and in the paddocks, alongside older machines, more modern MotoGP or an impressive skewer of sidecars ...

On the machines side, the stars of the SBK (and similar) Parades will have promising names : Suzuki XR41, Suzuki GSX-R 750 RR, Bimota YB4, Ducati Panigale 1199 Factory (ex-Michele Pirro 2016), Mondial 2003, Yamaha WSS (ex -Jörg Teuchert 2001), Petronas FP3, Kawasaki ZX-7RR (ex-Yanagawa 2000), Yamaha R1 GMT 94 (world endurance champion 2004), Suzuki GS1000R Sert 84, Kawasaki 750 Egli, Yamaha 750 YZF (ex-Niall MacKenzie 98 ), Suzuki GSX-R 1000 (ex-Troy Corser, world champion in 2005), Honda CBR 1000 RR (ex-Vittorio Ianuzzo 2010), Yamaha R7 (ex-Haga), Honda RC 30 (including an ex-Stéphane Mertens and another former Suzuka 8 Hours) and RC45, Kawasaki ZX-10R (ex-Tom Sykes 2010), Moriwaki Honda RC30 Zero VX7 (ex-Suzuka 8 Hours), Suzuki GSX-R XR07 (ex-Chili 99), MV 750 F4, Yamaha OW01 (ex-Pirovano 1989) ...

As for the riders, no need to detail their charts, their names speak for them: Stéphane Mertens, Raymond Roche, Terry Rymer, Ian Simpson, Mick Grant, Bo Granath, Rene Delaby, Steven Casaer, Danny Webb, not to mention the youngest, the Spanish rider Maria Herrera ... And of course the stars expected to compete in the European Classic Series, among which Guy Martin, Mathieu Lagrive an Greg Fastré. Info : www.bikersclassics.be