Gerrit Wolsink, twice runner-up in the world motocross championship, and four-times British sidecar champion Colin Dommett will be star guests for the Telford Classic Off-Road Show on February 18-19.
The spectacular Dutch dentist was one of the giants of the 1970s motocross scene, finishing in the top three places in each of the five years to 1979, the year in which Britain’s own Graham Noyce beat the all-conquering factory duo of Wolsink and Roger de Coster to the crown.
In the US, Wolsink is remembered particularly for stemming the flow of US dominance by winning the United States Grand Prix five times.
After his competitive riding career he remained active by promoting Masters MX and taking on roles such as clerk of the course of the International Six Days’ Trial.
Read more in the October issue of OBM – on sale now!