Classic Racer


t’s six decades ago this year since that memorable day. Archive articles tell the story of what happened with reverence and an air of near-disbelief. They make for some entertaining reading on their own.

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Honda Celebrating 60
This year’s ClassicTT will see the appearance of one of the most iconic racing machines in motorcycling history, as Honda celebrates its 60th year on the Mountain Course and in racing. Mike Buttinger, founder and owner of the leading global supplier
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Space Age On A Shoestring
I think it might have been me who called it ‘the cardboard box’, and the name stuck. Because that is what the chassis most resembled – a sharp-cornered structure of folded planes, in a sandwich material. The sheets enclosed aluminium honeycomb rather
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Ex-Grand Prix racer Jeremy McWilliams and Aaron Morris, one of Australia’s most under-rated riders, took Aussie classic racing to a new level at Sydney’s QBE International Festival of Speed. In dry conditions on the first day of racing, their titanic