Over 100 motorcyclists joined pillion riders and a selection of special guests in a ride-out from The NEC in Birmingham to Day of Champions at Silverstone to mark the launch of Motorcycle Live 2013 today. Tickets are now on sale for the annual week-long event which takes place from November 23rd to December 1st.
The ride-out featured a star-studded line-up as BBC Sport’s Matt Roberts and Steve Parrish were joined by Moto2 championship leader Scott Redding, Britain’s newest MotoGP talent. Big names from the British motorcycling scene were also present with Eurosport’s James Whitham, TT racer James Hillier and three-time British Superbike champion John Reynolds all part of putting on a spectacular display.
Every major manufacturer will be present with many showcasing their 2014 models for the first time on British shores while motorcycle fans young and old will have plenty of activities to get involved in, including eight opportunities to ride a bike. Big names from MotoGP, British and World Superbikes and Road Racing will on hand to meet and greet the public and the popular on-stage quizzes and Q&As with Steve Parrish and James Whitham will be a feature once again.
Advance tickets cost just £17 per adult, £11 for seniors and £7 for children aged 6-16* (kids under five accompanied by a paying adult go free). To book your tickets, call 0844 581 2345 or visit www.motorcyclelive.co.uk. Also for this year, Motorcycle Live will be subsidising the car parking fees increased by The NEC in 2012, bringing the cost down from £10 to £8 per vehicle while motorcycles can be parked for free in a secure, indoor area.