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FIVA World motorcycle Rally UK 2011

FIVA(Federation International vehicules Anciens) Was asked to bring the World Rally to the UK  for the first time by Alan and Andy.They were located in a hotel ,near to the Brands Hatch circuit.

Exhibitors came from all over Europe Denmark, Germany, Greece England and a large group from Switzerland, Friday was a run to Brooklands, Saturday consisted of a 160 Kilometer run via Headcorn to a very sunny Bexhill On Sea, Sussex.Thats were i joined up with them to do a bit of marshalling and got handy with my camera.As i do restoration’s myself,I found some of the restorations were of concours condition but being used on a 160 kilometer run.Thats the way these wonderful machines should be used. Thanks to all the exhibitors who made to effort to come so far.

For more pictures from the events official site go to my blogroll(links)   Also see more on the following U Tube clips ………

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Allegro ‘Turism’ 1928 with Villiers motor

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The Turism motor, ‘Footman & James’ insurers used this photo for their adverts for a few years.

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one of my favourits!! Zundapp KS600 from 1936

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Standard V1000 from 1936? A superb quality motorrad(for English speaking,the name in German is pronounce ‘Standart’)

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The Swisse make of Motosacoche with 750cc Swisse MAG motor.


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