International Classic Grand Prix added to World GP Bike Legends event


The International Classic Grand Prix (ICGP) has been announced as the first support race to be held at the inaugural World GP Bike Legends event at Jerez.

The ICGP was created by former Grand Prix winner, Eric Saul, in 1999 and includes 250cc and 350cc bikes that competed between 1974 and 1984.

Saul will be competing at the event on board the same works Chevallier that took him to victory in the 250cc Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

Other top riders from the ICGP will also be present at Jerez including former Grand Prix race winners Guy Bertin, on board a works Kawasaki, and Switzerland’s Bruno Kneubuhler on his 350cc TZ.

Former Isle of Man TT and North West 200 race winner, Ian Simpson, will also be making an appearance.

The World GP Bike Legends event takes place on June 19-21 and is rapidly taking shape with big names such as Freddie Spencer, Loris Capirossi and Wayne Gardner already being confirmed as competitors.

The weekend will include all the best 125cc, 250cc and 500cc bikes used between 1980 and 2000.

Off the track there will also be entertainment provided by Bonnie Tyler and former World superbike Champion, James Toseland.

Early bird tickets for the weekend are still available at the price of €55 and will give fans access to all of the grandstands and also the paddock area.