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Little Classics News: 11 February 2014

Who Is Your Motorcycling Icon?

Stanley Woods classic motorcycle racingA wall featuring your top 20 icons of the motorcycling world will take centre stage in a new display, The Motorcycle Story, at the National Motor Museum.

A shortlist of 48 motorcycling icons has been drawn up in consultation with experts from the National Motor Museum Trust Advisory Council and a number of motorcycling focus groups. It includes riders from all eras and genres of motorcycling from early Isle of Man TT winners such as Stanley Woods, to modern world champions Mike Hailwood and Valentino Rossi and celebrity riders Steve McQueen and Charley Boorman.

Mike Hailwood Classic Motorcycle racingNow you have an opportunity to vote for your top three from the shortlist of riders past and present, and have your say in identifying the most influential motorcyclists of all time.

The poll will be open until midnight on the 22nd April 2014, with everyone taking part entered into a draw to win fantastic prizes including a top prize of a three day premium reserved family ticket to this year’s British MotoGP at Silverstone.

The top 20 icons, as voted by you, will be announced at the Motorcycling Icons Wall unveiling, at the official opening of The Motorcycle Story display on the 14th May.

Who are your top three motorcycling icons? Have we missed someone from the contender list? Tell us on


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