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True Heroes Racing line up at Shelsley Walsh Bike Festival

Published: 29 August 2016

Updated: 26 August 2016

True Heroes Racing, the UK's first injured serviceman's motorcycle team are set to attend the Shelsley Walsh Bike Festival on Sunday September 4.

True Heroes Racing was set up to prove injured servicemen can compete on a level playing with their able bodied counterparts and give potential future opportunities outisde of the military.

In 2013, team member, LCPL Murray Hambro, became the UK’s first double amputee motorcycle racer, competing in the British Superbike Championship up against mainstream able bodies riders and teams. The team will join the line-up at Shelsley Bikes Festival wither their Ducati Supersport 600 race bikes.


Festival Organiser, Gordon Downie said, “Shelsley Walsh is the oldest motor sport venue in continuous use in the world. First used in 1905, and is even older than Indianapolis, Le Mans or Monza. Our event provides the unique opportunity for people to take part in the event and ride the historic hill climb course on their own bike. Special “Run the Hill” tickets are limited, and are already selling fast, so booking is essential.”

Advance tickets for the festival are priced at £12, children under 16 go free. For £35 you can run your own bike up the hill climb course.

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