Goodwood Revival to open with 200-strong motorcycle parade

To celebrate 75-years of motorsport at Goodwood, upto 200 bikes will take to the track to open each day's racing action

Goodwood Revival to open with 200-strong motorcycle parade

MOTORCYCLES will be featured (top) dead centre at this year's Goodwood Revival event, as a throng of classic machines will take to the historic circuit for an event-opening parade.

The bikes will all be pre-1966 machines (as is in keeping with the theme of the festival) and will feature names like BMW, BSA, Harley-Davidson, Royal Enfield, Indian and Triumph to name but a few. The bikes will be taken to the track to open proceedings on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, and it’s part of a wider celebration marking 75 years of motorsport at Goodwood, and 25 years of the incredibly popular Revival event.

Once the parade is finished, the field of 40s, 50s, and 60s race and road bikes will take up their place in a static display within Earls Raceway, which will also feature a fully functioning tattoo studio offering permanent and temporary body art.

The revival weekend will also be a chance for some big names from the two-wheeled world to mark their own anniversaries, with BMW hitting the big 100, Harley-Davidson celebrating its 120th anniversary and Royal Enfield marking 130 years producing bikes. Each of these brands will be singing off with its own special celebration throughout the weekend.

These celebrations will form part of our wider programme of motorcycle action at the Revival, which will include the Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy for 1960s grand prix bikes featuring an all-star line-up of riders from British Superbikes, MotoGP and the Isle of Man TT.

The 2023 Goodwood Revival takes place from Friday 8th – Sunday 10th September 2023.

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