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Feb 4, 2012

Mamola, Schwantz To Headline Festival Of 1000 Bikes July 6-8 At Mallory Park

THE classic Festival of 1000 Bikes - with GP heroes Kevin Schwantz and Randy Mamola already confirmed - headlines the 2012 Mallory Park calendar of events on the 6th-8th of July with more than 20,000 spectators expected to flock to the Leicestershire circuit.

The Vintage Motorcycle Club that organises the Festival of 1000 Bikes continues to improve the rider and machine line-up every year and they have been working hard to make sure the 2012 event is the biggest and best yet. Book your tickets now to avoid disappointment.

Mallory Park's own Race of the Year is scheduled for 20th and 21st of October and a phenomenal line-up is expected with the very best in club, national and international racers competing in the Open Class event as Superbikes go against Supersport and Superstock machines.

After a year's break the awesome Triumph Live event returns to Mallory Park on August 31st and September 1st. The first ever Triumph Live in 2010 was a huge success with nearly 20,000 fans of the Hinckley manufacturer visiting Mallory Park and taking part in lots of events, watching brilliant racing and even visiting the nearby Factory.

Practical Performance Car's Party in the Park on 19th May is a real treat for car loving petrol heads and one not to be missed as well.

Other highlights include the Motors TV Car Races, the six round Mallory Buildbase Trophy club racing Championships, British Rallycross Championship, Thundersport GB racing, The International Sidecar Festival, Vintage Sports Car Club, Auto 66 bike racing, Classic Sports Car Club racing, Historic Sportscar Racing and the annual Plum Pudding Handicap Races on Boxing Day.

Alongside all of this action is a packed schedule of track days for cars and bikes, cycle racing and training, motocross, corporate events and the opportunity to try out some of the hottest Supercars on the planet with the Racing School based at the circuit.

Circuit Based Training will help you pass your motorcycle test and at you can even save on your bike insurance through Mallory Park with a link to MCN compare - or save on your home insurance with The Property Insurer.

Mallory Park General Manager John Ward said: "2012 promises to be an exciting and action packed year at the Friendly Circuit. We have some high-profile international events blended with the best in club racing and corporate hospitality all taking place. There is even a dedicated caravan area and we shouldn't forget the natural beauty of the circuit and its lakes, it is a wonderful place to spend time whether there is racing or not.

"There is something for everyone in 2012 and we look forward to welcoming you to the circuit and creating fantastic memories."

The full calendar is available now at and you can save money purchasing tickets in advance online. While there register for the circuit's weekly newsletter that keeps you up to date on all events through the year and will offer competition prizes through the year - or alternatively, follow Mallory Park on Facebook.

For more information please visit or call on 01455 842931. Mallory Park, the Friendly Circuit, is situated in the heart of the midlands in Leicestershire just off the A47 between Leicester and Hinckley and easily accessible from the M1, M69 or M6 - directions available on the website.