Events

If you have an event you would like to add to this calendar, then please email website@tr3oc.com

May
12
Sat
Endurance Legends @ Donnnington Park
May 12 – May 13 all-day

endurance Legends

Endurance Legends returns to Donington featuring the UK’s only 4-hour classic endurance race, with additional races from Lansdowne Classic Series and GP Originals, and a number of star guests. 

Hundreds of classic machines are expected to do battle across the weekend in a number of races, before culminating in the four hour grand finale for the second round of the European Endurance Legend Cup on Sunday afternoon. 50 teams are expected to be entered for the race, with multiple riders sharing each machine, meaning that outright speed will need to be matched with exceptional teamwork and strategy in order to take victory.

As well as superb racing action, this unique weekend features parades and track sessions for classic road and race machinery, hundreds of bikes on display around the paddock, racing sidecar taxi rides, ‘try-a-bike’ sessions, and free access to all areas allowing fans to meet the riders, teams and celebrities.  

https://doningtonpark.msv.com/DP-18-Endurance

Jun
2
Sat
Coventry Motofest
Jun 2 – Jun 3 all-day

MotoFest Coventry 2018

Motofest Coventry is to stage time trialling at this year’s event, giving the go-ahead for the return of competitive motorsport to a UK city centre for the first time in almost 30 years.

At Motofest Coventry on 2 & 3 June 2018, a series of time trial events – which will be drawn from the British Automobile Racing Club’s (BARC) various championship series – will take place on the unique city centre sprint circuit carved out of Coventry’s ring road.

It will be the first time competitive motorsport has been hosted on a UK city centre circuit since the Birmingham Superprix in 1990, after the Motor Sport Association’s (MSA) agreed to issue a licence for the Motofest Coventry 2018 event.

Motofest Coventry has been working closely with the MSA and Coventry City Council to host a competition event since April 2017 when the MSA, and its sister governing body for two-wheel UK motorsport, the Auto-Cycle Union (ACU), were made the authorising bodies for closed road motorsport events.

Driven International, the renowned international circuit designers, has also been working closely with Motofest Coventry to develop the circuit design and infrastructure required to stage time trialling at this year’s event.

The decision also gives the green light to Motofest Coventry to host sprints, time trials and specialist road rally stages as future options at the festival.

James Noble, Motofest Coventry Festival Director, said: “Motofest Coventry is very excited and proud to be at the forefront of bringing competitive motorsport back to UK city centre roads.

“We have made no secret of our desire to host competitive motorsport on the Coventry Ring Road and we are now in a position to make this a reality.

“The Motofest Coventry team would like to thank the MSA, Coventry City Council and the BARC for all their support and assistance in enabling us to bring competitive motorsport to Coventry, the UK’s spiritual home of motoring.

“After Coventry’s recent winning of city of culture status, being the first to host competitive motorsport since the legislation changes is another superb achievement for the city.

“We look forward to putting on a great show filled with the thrills and excitement you would expect of the UK’s largest free urban motorsport festival.”

Motofest Coventry is a two-day festival dedicated to the city’s motoring heritage, which this year takes place on Saturday 2 June and Sunday 3 June.

There will be a range of automotive activities taking place from pop-up and demonstration events to static displays and fringe events at Motofest Coventry, now the largest free urban motorsport festival in the UK.

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Thruxton Circuit 50th Anniversary Celebration @ Thruxton Circuit
Jun 2 – Jun 3 all-day

Thruxton 50th Anniversary Celebration from £12.00

Saturday 2 June 2018 – Sunday 3 June 2018

 

2018 sees Thruxton celebrate its 50th anniversary. To mark the occasion, a two-day event will celebrate everything Thruxton, with on-track action and off-track attractions. Already confirmed to race over the two days:

Historic Touring Car Challenge/Tony Dron Trophy
Royal Automobile Club Woodcote Trophy/Stirling Moss Trophy
HSCC Guards Trophy Sports & GT Cars
HSCC Historic Formula Ford 1600
HSCC Super Touring Cars
HSCC Libre – HF2, CF3, FF2000 etc
M7RC Mini Se7en
M7RC Mini Miglia

We also have a host of exciting off-track attractions and demonstrations including Williams F1 and the FW08C which will run in anger on both days of the event.

https://thruxtonracing.co.uk/racing/50th-anniversary

Jun
16
Sat
Bob McIntyre Classic @ East Fortune
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – Jun 17 @ 4:00 pm

The Bob McIntyre Memorial Classic Races Weekend

16th & 17th June 2018

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Following the success of the Club’s first “Bob Mac” weekend last year (Triple Echo 229), members are invited to join us for another weekend of Classic racing and great riding. Arriving at the Glentress Hotel outside Peebles on the afternoon of Friday 15th June, there is time to settle in and have a coffee on the hotel’s terrace before setting off for an early evening ride through the gently twisting Borders roads for a meal. Evenings are long as mid-summer will almost be upon us, so conditions should be favourable. If time allows, we may visit the Leadburn Inn, a well known biker friendly venue.

 On the Saturday, there’s a ride along mostly quiet country roads to the Bob McIntyre Memorial Races at East Fortune, where we’ll see a range of classic bikes and sidecars in action. Several of them are triple-engined and ridden by Club Members. On returning to the hotel that evening there will be time for a beverage before sitting down to a meal in the Hotel restaurant.

 Sunday 17th involves loading up the bikes before setting off to see the vintage and classic bikes and cars taking part in the 57th Jimmy Guthrie Memorial Run, based at Denholm Green. Once the bikes set off we’ll have a short ride to get some lunch before riding to a location which suits members heading home in both a southerly and northerly direction.

 The Glentress Hotel has 7 three bedded rooms costing £30 pppn for bed and full breakfast. Couples can share a room exclusively for £35 pppn. Bookings should be made directly with the hotel, who require full payment at time of booking. Please mention TR3OC. Places at the hotel are limited, so early booking would ensure your stay. There is other accommodation in the area should numbers exceed availability, but not within walking distance.

 If you are joining us for this weekend, please advise Martin Rawson, Events Secretary on events@tr3oc.com, so we know to expect you and have numbers for the meal on the Saturday evening. We also need to know if anyone locally is joining us at any time over the weekend.

 We look forward to seeing you at the event.

Jul
1
Sun
12th World’s Smallest Triple Meet
Jul 1 all-day

The 12th WSTM is starting at 12.06 o’ clock from the meeting point cafe Ruskopirtti, in Otalampi and address is Vanha Porintie 661, 03300 Otalampi .

About 150 miles ride on interesting small roads and interesting places.

Ride is meant for Meriden and Small Heath triples, if not have 3 cylinders but made in England before 1988, you are welcome. Free admission and jury decide who will get trophies.
More info:

Veli Kahkonen, +358407250796
nuengruethai.veli@gmail.com

Crich Tramway Museum Classic Bike Show
Jul 1 all-day

CRICH

 

Classic Motorcycle Event

Sun 1st July @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

This event is being organised in conjunction with the Vincent H.R.D Owners Club and sponsored by Derwent Waste Management, and is for motorcycles built prior to January 1994.

Prizes for ‘Best British Motorcycle’, ‘Best International Motorcycle’ decided by a judge and ‘Best in Show’ which will be decided by a public vote.

Visitors will be able to admire classic bikes of many different ages and makes and enjoy seeing them bring ridden on The Street alongside classic trams from our Collection.

Jul
7
Sat
ACU National Road Rally
Jul 7 – Jul 8 all-day

ACU National Road Rally

 There are two ways in which you can enter the National Road Rally, either on-line or by post. In order to enter on-line you must have a valid e-mail account and a credit/debit card or PayPal® account. The entry fees can be seen in the table below

Fees By Post On-Line
Individual Entry Fee £30.00 £29.00
Passenger Entry Fee £10.00 £9.00
Team Entries Free Free
RTA Insurance Free Free

To enter on-line simply click here and complete the entry form. After completing the entry form you will be taken to PayPal® to complete payment. Once payment has been completed and cleared you will be sent an e-mail confirming your entry number. Entry numbers will not be allocated until payment has been completed.

To submit a postal entry simply click here to download the National Road Rally entry form, complete the entry form and post it to National Road Rally entry secretary, ACU House, Wood Street, Rugby, Warks CV21 2YX with a cheque for the correct amount made payable to ‘ACU Ltd’.

Previous entrants of the National Road Rally will receive entry forms through the post.

http://www.nationalroadrally.co.uk/2018/entrys.php

Mallory Festival of 1000 Bikes
Jul 7 – Jul 8 all-day
Jul
13
Fri
Beezumph 27 @ Anglesey
Jul 13 – Jul 14 all-day
Aug
4
Sat
Llangollen International Motorcycle Festival @ Royal International Pavilion
Aug 4 – Aug 5 all-day

LLANBIKEFEST 2018 – AUGUST 4 & 5

Royal International Pavilion, Abbey Road, Llangollen LL20 8SW

Back by popular demand – John McGuinness WILL be at LlanBikeFest 2018!

John McGuinness said: “I had such a good time at LlanBikeFest in 2017 – and I will definitely be there again in August. It’s a weekend of fun and a great family affair.  I feel completely re-charged. Everything feels good – but it’s been a long journey. Hopefully I will be in better shape next year and there is no reason I can’t bring a few more of my bike collection with me and just enjoy it.”

LlanBikeFest is run by a group of North Wales enthusiasts who are mad about bikes of all kinds – on road, off road, racing, touring, classics and custom. If they have two wheels (or three at a pinch), we love ‘em – including scooters! That’s why LlanBikeFest is an ‘International Festival of Motorcycling’. A celebration of biking – not just a show.

 

http://www.llanbikefest.co.uk/

Aug
11
Sat
NMM Ride In @ National Motorcycle Museum
Aug 11 all-day

Further Details to be announced

Aug
17
Fri
9th Aussie Triples Rally
Aug 17 – Aug 19 all-day

The 9th Aussie Triples Rally will be held at Evans Head, Northern NSW for three days from Friday 17th August 2018.  This year on the Monday 20th after our rally we are organising a 320km ride to Inverell, in the Tablelands where the local classic club is organising a full three days of rides in and around their area.

On Thurday 23rd we will ride 230km back to Grafton to attend their 3 day annual classic rally (1 hr south of Evans Head so trailers etc can be left and be picked up on the way back). This will give us 10 days of tripling!

 

GTR 12 – German Triple Run
Aug 17 – Aug 19 all-day
Aug
24
Fri
Classic TT Week I.O.M. @ Isle of Man
Aug 24 – Aug 27 all-day

The TR3OC will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of our iconic British triples at the 2018 Classic TT Races presented by Bennetts. TR3OC is organising a spectacular display of both road and racing triples together with associated memorabilia.

Tridents are the most successful  production racer ever at the TT winning six consecutive production class races on the island

Visitors to the Isle of Man during the Classic TT will be able to see a comprehensive collection of motorcycles including the rebuilt Slippery Sam, courtesy of the National Motorcycle Museum as well as the first Triumph Trident to be raced around the famous Mountain Course in 1969 – the Hughes Triumph that was ridden by Martin Carney.

A dozen more notable race bikes will also be displayed as well as a selection of artist John Hancox’s pen and ink drawings. John is a Technical Illustrator whose work can be seen every time a Triumph Trident Parts Manual is opened.

Along with the racing legends the display will feature a definitive collection of road bikes. Starting with a 1969 Aquamarine T150 together with UK and US examples of various bikes, including Hurricane, Rocket 3’s T150V’s and T160’s.

The Trident model that completed a 24 hour sponsored ride around the TT Course for the Manx Grand Prix Helicopter Fund and will again be raising funds for this great  cause at the display with the obligatory collecting buckets. In addition a replica Travelling Marshal’s Trident and the original marshals bike that was ridden by Travelling Marshal, Des Evans will be displayed for visitors. The Martin Russell Parallelogram will also be on display.

There will be a closed road parade around the TT Course on Saturday 25th August with many of the display bikes taking part. The lap will see Des Evans reunited with his Travelling Marshal’s Trident for a lap of 37 ¾ miles, while Ian Martin, TT star Guy’s father, will be riding his BSA Rocket 3.

On the morning of Sunday 26th August, the display will temporarily de-camp to Jurby Motodrome where the Vintage Motorcycle Club’s Isle of Man section host their annual Festival of Jurby event. Visitors will have the opportunity to see the world’s greatest display of Vintage and Classic motorcycles – not only on their paddock stands but also spreading the instantly recognisable aroma of Castrol R on the Jurby racetrack.

Commenting on the anniversary  Ian Bradshaw TR3OC Area Rep for the Isle of Man, said:

“None of the above would have been possible had it not been for the input of the Isle of Man Government, Department for Enterprise’s Motorsport Team and the Isle of Man’s Vintage Motorcycle Club Section as well as and importantly everyone who has allowed their bikes and memorabilia to be displayed.  I hope everyone interested in motorcycles takes the opportunity to enjoy what is the display of a lifetime.”

See here for more information on the Classic TT.

Sep
7
Fri
15th French Trident & Rocket 3 International Rally
Sep 7 – Sep 9 all-day

 

CLUB TRIDENT ROCKET 3 FRANCE
 

15th French International Trident & Rocket 3 Club Rally

7th, 8th & 9th  September 2018
From Friday afternoon to Sunday noon
1968 – 2018
You are welcome to celebrate together the “50th” anniversary of the release
of the BSA & TRIUMPH “3 cylinders”
 

Warning:
Subscriptions are limited to 90 people and the rally is therefore reserved exclusively for owners of Classic three cylinder TRIUMPH and BSA motorcycles who will be arriving on their bikes.

Subscription date limit: May 14th 2018.

You will receive an exact location map upon receipt of your subscription form.

Registration cost for the weekend: 100,00 € .
It includes:
–    All meals
–    Camping
–    Musical entertainment
–    Visit to a place of interest
–    T shirt commemorating the 50th anniversary
–     Raffle

Extra:

–    On-site accomodation : 30 places available in a hotel with 15 rooms (for 2 persons) managed by the club for this weekend.

–    List of local hotels, gites and B&B’s available on request.

NB: The Club Trident Rocket 3 France website has been severely contaminated by repeated attacks from China and the eradication of viruses has consistently failed.
The site had to be rebuilt completely and is in the final phase.

To prevent any further delay, the sending of invitations has been done via the email address of a friend using Acymailing for grouped mailings.
Fill out the “attached PDF” form (s), click on “print” and send the documents by mail to the following address:
Club Trident-Rocket3 France – 1 Chemin des Clous – 49220 Montreuil sur Maine
club-tridentrocket3france@orange.fr

Contact : Georges BOISNIERE
Phone n°: 00 33 6 30 35 36 74