How many motorcycle events are there where you can watch professional racers line up against amateurs, see old clunkers do battle with modern machines and watch three people try to down six pints of warm milk to win a prize?
Well there’s only one... and it’s DirtQuake.
If you’ve never been, DirtQuake is best described as a motorcycle rac- ing event invented by Benny Hill. The central theme is flat track racing with bikes of all shapes and sizes fighting it out in various classes.
The chopper race always draws a crowd, mainly due to the presence of Guy Martin riding a Krazy Horse-built, heavily-raked Harley- Davidson. Guy Martin wasn’t the only biking celeb keen to get sideways either – Gary Johnson, Neil Hodgson and Carl Fogarty were all there, although some had more success than others...