Chris Firmin Update
Seb Perez WRR Update
Sam Rhodes TCM Update
Ian Lucas Update
KH Cup
Thirkell Cup
All the images in the slideshow were supplied by Russell Lee at Sport Pics


The Lansdowne Classic Series

Consists of four championships, who all compete for “The Lansdowne Cup”. The Series is open to pre-1963 Group 1 and 2 machines to original specification ( see rules & regulations in Download section).

The “Bonhams Lansdowne British Historic Championship” is a full British Championship sponsored by Bonhams the Auctioneers for pre-1963 500cc Grand Prix motorcycles. The “WRR Lansdowne 500cc Championship” sponsored by the National Motorcycle Museum, and the “Avon Lansdowne 350cc Championship” sponsored by Avon Tyres, are for pre-1963 racing motorcycles with permitted period modifications. Finally, the “TCM Lansdowne Club Class Championship” sponsored by The Classic Motorcycle magazine is for 1950’s spec Goodwood Revival bikes.

Detailed information of bike specifications for 2017 will be in the ‘Downloads’ section soon. The Series has developed over the years from the inaugural Lansdowne race meeting in 1999 which was started by a group of like minded individuals led by Richard Thirkell, who had been to the first Goodwood Revival meeting and liked what they saw. ( see ‘About Us’ page).

All bikes  have to be approved by the organisers via the  ‘2017 Machine Registration’ form and all riders have to be members of the Lansdowne Series via the Membership Application form – both available  from the ‘Downloads’ section. Race regulations will be downloadable when they become available by clicking this link. Race entry forms are available by clicking on the venue within the 2017 Race Calendar and also within the ‘Downloads’ section as above in PDF format.

2017 promises to be a very exciting year racing with good clubs at all the best circuits.

2017 Season Calendar

  • 2017 Race Calendar:

    Date                 Circuit                              

    April 15/16       Pembrey – Entry FormRegs

    May 6/7            Donington Park – Entry Form – Regs

    June 3/4           Cadwell Park – Entry Form

    July 8/9            Castle Combe – Entry FormRegs

    August 4-6       Donington Park – Entry FormRegs

    October 7/8     Brands Hatch Indy – Entry FormRegs

  • The 2017 Annual Dinner & Prize giving will be at The Manor Hotel, Meriden on the 19th November

Latest News

Castle Combe Race Report July 2017

July 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Castle Combe Race Report July 2017

Im sure Mike ‘The Bike’ Hailwood was looking down on the meeting this gloriously sunny weekend blessed as we were with a parade of his bikes by star riders, and once again the Lansdowne series [...]

Cadwell Park Race Report June 2017

June 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Cadwell Park Race Report June 2017

7600 RPM at the end of the Start / Finish straight entering Coppice my chain snaps so I coast to the marshals point at Charlie's, the orange clad chap with his dishevelled unkept beard and [...]

Lansdowne Newsletter No.4.

June 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Lansdowne Newsletter No.4.

2017 Lansdowne Newsletter No. 4. The first two meetings are now done and both of them have been really good with 30 + entries and very close racing at the front and in fact all [...]

Donington Park 6th & 7th May 2017

June 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Donington Park 6th & 7th May 2017