Classic Endurance: Sunday Ride Classic Preview
Posted: 15th February 2018
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There are just five weeks to go until the first classic endurance race of the year, the Sunday Ride Classic at Circuit Paul Ricard on the French Riviera.
The feature race of the weekend will be the opening round of the European Endurance Legend Cup classic endurance series for pre-1986 bikes, but there's a lot more going on over the weekend, both on and off track.
Track stars making an appearance at the Sunday Ride Classic will include Freddie Spencer, Steve Baker, Olivier Jacque, Jean-Francois Baldé, Christian Sarron, Philippe Coulon, Wes Cooley, Wayne Gardner and his son Remy, Richard Hubin, Peter Linden, Matthieu Lagrive and many more.
The Exhibition Salon and paddock village will feature displays from Brough Superior, Ducati, Honda, KTM, Royal Enfield, Husqvarna and Indian as well as numerous other traders (Shark, Segura, Beringer, etc) and clubs.
The Circuit Paul Ricard track has been a much loved venue for endurance racing since the 1970s and on-track activities will be the centre-pice of the Sunday Ride Classic. The schedule for the weekend is as follows:
Friday 23rd March:
Saturday 24th March:
Sunday 25th March
Words: Martin Gelder, Photos: Sunday Ride Classic