David Aldana, who led the Americans to victory in the original Transatlantic Trophy races in the 1970s, will join 500GP legend Kevin Schwantz in Team USA for the match revival at the MCN Festival on 16-17th May.
Multi world enduro champion David Knight MBE will be captaining the UK squad, in a special flat track style tribute to this incredible, but largely forgotten, series.
Billed as the most experiential motorcycling event of the year, major manufacturers will be bringing a selection of their latest machines for vistors to test ride and there will be opportunities try out a motocross machine, ride a piece of history on a classic bike or try an adventure bike in it’s natural off road environment too.
The MCN Festival is at the East of England Showground, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 6XE on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th May 2015. Advance ticket prices are £19 for an Adult; Over-65s pay £14 and there is no charge for children, providing each one is accompanied by a paying adult. The early bird ticket offer ends 13th May – visit www.mcnfestival.com for details.