'King' Kenny Roberts to ride at Mallory

His first time on a UK racetrack infront of the public since 1983

TRIPLE 500GP World Champ King Kenny Roberts will be riding a works Yamaha OW60 in the Vintage Motorcycle Club's 'Past Masters' track event.

The event, which takes place at Mallory Park on Sunday 10th July, will see Roberts join Agostini, Read and many other past racers on track.

VMCC CEO James Hewing stated “Working in association with Lisa Rose Public Relations in the United States to bring Kenny Roberts back to the UK to ride a Grand Prix Motorcycle is a huge privilege for the VMCC and is something that race fans have been waiting decades to see”.

King Kenny last rode at Mallory as part of the American “Transatlantic Challenge” team & this will be a theme for the event this year as other original team Members from both sides of the Atlantic including Stevie Baker, Graeme Crosby and Mick Grant (amongst many others to be announced) will also be out on track as part of this spectacular re-enactment.