Fast Freddie beats the winter blues: GP racer to star at Newark Winter Classic bike show

Breaking the winter stalemate between the family-oriented festive period and the desire to get out and do the sort of stuff that we all really want to do, the Carole Nash Winter Classic at Newark Showground is the perfect way to ease your way from the comfort of the fireside and to burn off some of the festive excesses.Aside from the numerous autojumble pitches, trade stands, an indoor start-up area and many club gatherings at the Nottinghamshire venue, the 2019 show, held over the weekend of January 5-6, also plays host to ‘Fast Freddie’ Spencer, the hugely successful American road racer who took Europe by storm in 1980 when he became the youngest ever rider to clinch the 500cc World Championship.

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