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MCN's Festival of Motorcycling returns to the Peterborough Arena this weekend with the 'Texas Tornado' Colin Edwards confirmed as the star guest.

Wednesday, 11th May 2016, 1:03 pm
Updated Wednesday, 11th May 2016, 2:02 pm
MCNs Festival of Motorcycling returns to the Peterborough Arena this weekend

The twice World Superbike champion and one of the most charismatic racers of his generation, Edwards will captain Team USA in the second annual Transatlantic Short-track trophy.

Fans’ favourite Chris Walker will captain Team GB, looking to retain the trophy, having won the 2015 series by five races to three.

This year’s festival promises visitors the chance to see the latest 2016 machines, the chance to browse more retail stands, an expanded Club Zone, non-stop live action plus a brand new autojumble section.

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The stand-out attraction for most Festival-goers is the opportunity to test ride bikes from BWM, CCM, Ducati, Indian, KTM, Suzuki,Triumph, Victory and Yamaha around the Cambridgeshire roads – this is included in the ticket price.

New for the 2016 event and hosted by Elk Promotions, who run successful autojumbles in the South of England, will be a great turn-out of stands and stalls selling everything from complete bikes, tools, new and used spares and plenty more great motorcycling finds.

The Classic Race Bike Parade makes a welcome return, showcasing world-class bikes from the golden age of British racing alongside cutting edge MotoGP machines.

Day tickets and camping packages are now on sale, with advance day tickets at £15 online, seniors (over 65) £11 and camping from £30 per person. One child (under 15) goes free per paying adult. For more info about the MCN Festival of Motorcycling and to book tickets visit or call 0871 230 1108.