Thundersprint 2008 set for 11th annual

About 130,000 expected at ‘world’s biggest street bike party’

By Motorcycle.Com Staff, Mar. 26, 2008
Hordes of British motorcycle enthusiasts are expected in Northwich, England for the 11th annual Thundersprint rally.

The rally will be held May 10 and 11 and will feature test rides run by Ducati and Harley-Davidson, and the Thundersprint Bike Show with over 100 classic and modern motorcycles on display.

The highlight of the weekend’s festivities is the Thundersprint race. British racing stars such as Sammy Miller, Leon Haslam and six-time world champion Jim Redman are expected to participate in the classic motorcycle race.

Racers will individually race across the tight, twisting track on the streets of Northwich in ten different classes.The motorcycle cavalcade on the streets of Northwich

Admission to all events is free. More than 130,000 visitors are expected to attend Thundersprint for what organizers call the ‘world’s biggest street bike party’.