Special guest of honour is former 250cc GP champion and 500cc legend Christian Sarron. Christian will be adding his own brand of Gallic charm to proceedings and has a wealth of racing memories he wants to share with you.
A new addition to the show for 2013 is stunt rider and former trials ace Steve 'Mr Showtime' Colley. Steve pulled huge crowds at Newark with his jaw-dropping stunt display, so do make sure you catch one or two of his displays.
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Once more the Bonhams auction will be one the show's highlights. This year the jewel in the auction is a single-owner collection of around 100 classic Japanese motorcycles, ranging from the humble Super Cub to Honda’s exotic NR750. There are also a number of Suzuki, Yamaha and Kawasaki machines from the 1970s and ’80s in the collection, as well as a sand-cast CBX1000 and CX500. It is hoped the sale of this single collection could net more than £300,000.
There are more than 70 club stands this year with a huge variety of machinery on display from Japanese machines from the early 1960s through to the emerging classics from the 1990s. One of the first stands to head towards is the VJMC stand in the main hall which will feature a mouth-watering selection of machines.
If you’re in the middle of a restoration project or looking for the next one, then the big draw is the autojumble that covers the entire showground site. Whatever you’re building or restoring, don’t be afraid to dig in and root around.
Do pop over to the Mortons stand in the Main Hall (Bingley Hall) and check out the seven Classic Bikers Club Bike of The Year 2013 entrants. The owner of the winning bike will be awarded our bespoke trophy and £1000-worth of goodies on Sunday.
We hope to see you there.
09.00 Show opens
09.00 Bonhams sale open for viewing * Auction starts at 10am
10.00 Trials with a difference with Tim Britton outside the Dirt Bike Experience Hall
10.30 Bertie Simmonds (CMM editor) and the experts question time on the stage
10.30 Trials with a difference, with Tim Britton outside the Dirt Bike Hall
11.00 Mr Showtime comes to Stafford – Steve Colley
11.30 World Champion Christian Sarron on stage – Main Hall
12.00 Firing up the legends in the Classic Racer GP Paddock, with Christian Sarron signing autographs
13.00 Mr Showtime comes to Stafford – Steve Colley
13.30 Trials with a difference, with Tim Britton outside the Dirt Bike Hall
14.00 Bertie Simmonds (CMM editor) and the experts question time on the stage
14.00 OWD Codgers – trials demonstration, side of the Dirt Bike Experience Hall
14.30 Mr Showtiime comes to Stafford – Steve Colley
15.00 Firing up the legends in the Classic Racer GP Paddock, with Christian Sarron signing autographs
16.00 Trophy presentation on stage with Christian Sarron
* Bonhams catalogue needed
Circumstances on the day may mean some of the event timings are slightly different to above so please listen for the announcements.
Stafford show preview
Steve Colley video preview