Motorsports legend John Surtees will lead a parade of classic cars and motorcycles – including Surtees’ 1960 500cc Grand Prix Championship-winning MV Agusta – in his home town of Edenbridge, England. Surtees is the only person to have ever won world championships in both Grand Prix motorcycle racing and Formula One, and the parade will […]
2014 Quail Motorcycle Gathering To Honor Eddie Lawson
At the 2014 The Quail Motorcycle Gathering, on Saturday, May 17, 2014, from 10:00AM – 3:30PM, the event will continue with its “Legends of the Sport” series, honoring a seminal figure in the sport of motorcycling. This year Eddie Lawson, four-time 500cc World Champion will be featured. Lawson won titles in 1984, 1986, 1988 and 1989, along with two AMA Superbike Championships in 1981 and 1982. When inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 1999, Lawson was the only rider to ever win the AMA Superbike and 250GP titles during his career.
In its sixth year, The Quail Motorcycle Gathering will celebrate the evolution of the motorcycle, honoring both pre-and post-war eras of the world’s finest sports and racing bikes. The gathering will celebrate 100 Years of Speed Trials at the Bonneville Salt Flats. More than 200 motorcycles will be on display; among them, the 1925 Brough Superior SS 100, which will make its first public appearance in more than 50 years. Additional categories on display include: Antique, Japanese, European, Competition, American, Off-Road, Custom/Modified and Superbike.
The Quail Marketplace, a for-sale-by-owner corral, also will also take place for its third year in 2014. The Marketplace offers guests an opportunity to purchase directly from other like-minded motorsports enthusiasts.
The cost to participate as an entrant is $140, inclusive of two tickets which includes a gourmet lunch, the ability to show one bike, and an event gift bag. The Private Collection Package is $325 and includes four tickets to the event, one private collection sign (personalized to each attendee), the ability to show four bikes and an event gift bag.
General admission tickets to The Quail Motorcycle Gathering are $75 per person ($15 for children 12 and under), inclusive of a gourmet barbecue lunch, offerings from local wineries and breweries together with live musical entertainment. To purchase event tickets, please visit www.quaillodgetickets.com.