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It’s Showtime! The International Dirt Bike Show… all you need to know
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It’s Showtime! The International Dirt Bike Show… all you need to know

by adminOctober 25, 2017

The Dirt Bike Show in partnership with MOTUL is finally here and the line-up this year is the biggest ever! Yep over the next four days… Thursday to Sunday (October 26th to the 29th) Stoneleigh Park (CV8 2LZ) will be buzzing to the sound a whole host of Off Road events and entertainments.

Here’s a quick guide to whats on and what you can expect from this years Dirt Bike Show!

Bikes new and old

After all the waiting, you can finally see what bikes the manufacturers have brought with them. Head over to Hall 2 to see a staggering number of machines from all of the major manufacturers covering every off-road discipline. You can also feast your eyes on a real MXGP paddock from Bike It and Monster Energy DRT Kawasaki. Throw in a selection of historic machines in the classic display and there really is something for everyone!

Grab a bargain

If you’ve got a machine sorted for next year, you’re going to need all the gear to go with it, and that’s where two retail and trade halls come in. The leading distributors of top-of-the-range clothing will all be on site offering great deals on the latest kit, alongside those stocking accessories, riding gear, cleaning products and more. Treat your bike as well with the leading tyre brands for sale direct from all the main suppliers and well-known retailers. If that’s not enough, in the Motojumble you’ll find parts or even a project bike for the winter! Check the map and exhibitor listings for all the details.

Live action, entertainment and activities

Twelve-time world champion trials legend Dougie Lampkin will have a display team putting on trials demonstrations across all four days. That’s not all – for the first time ever there will be live action in Motoball as France and Germany go wheel to wheel; something not to be missed if you’ve never experienced it before! Old favourite Minibike Supercross racing will also be joined by Minibike Flat Track this year, plus the gravity-defying Wall of Death. There are have-a-go electric trials areas for both adults and kids and the younger members of the family can also enjoy getting to grips with quads and Strider balance bikes.

A jam-packed onstage timetable

Head over to the hub of activity which is the main stage and enjoy a well-earned sit-down while you listen to British Superbike ace Steve Plater as he interviews star riders, industry figureheads and racing legends. There will also be the usual raft of great on-stage activities and competitions.

Get involved with racing

If you want to discover how to get involved in racing, the scene’s major associations – ACU, AMCA, BSMA, MC Federation and YMSA – can be found with all the information you need. To find out about how to start racing, try a different discipline or just to learn more about the huge selection of events taking place throughout the year, head over to these stands in Hall 2.

Ticket prices

Adult (16-59) £16
Senior Citizen (60+)  £10
Child (11-15) £10
Child (10 and under) Free
Family ticket (2 adults + 2 children)  £40
Discount Thursday (Adults) £10
Discount Thursday (Family: 2 adults + 2 children)  £30

Opening Times

Thursday 9.30am-5pm
Friday 9.30am-5pm
Saturday 9.30am-5pm
Sunday 9.30am-4pm

*Last admission at 4pm

Venue info

NAEC Stoneleigh at Stoneleigh Park is a modern and large exhibition venue in Warwickshire, close to Coventry. If offers spacious halls, excellent facilities and is fully accessible. Car parking on the site is also available and is free of charge.

The Venue Address

NAEC Stoneleigh
7 Eastgate
Stoneleigh Park
Kenilworth
CV8 2LG

+44 (0)2476 696 969

www.naecstoneleigh.co.uk

Directions

By Road
From London/M40
Leave the M40 at junction 15 and head on the A46 towards Coventry. Follow the signs to Stoneleigh Park Main Entrance on the B4113.

From the M6/M69
Leave the M6 at junction 2 and head onto the A46 towards Warwick. Or at the end of the M69, head onto the A46 towards Warwick and the M40. Follow the signs to Stoneleigh Park Main Entrance on the B4113

From the M1 (Northbound)
Leave the M1 at Junction 17 and join the M45 heading towards Coventry. Pick up the signs for the A45 Coventry (NOT Daventry). Stay on the A45 heading towards the A46 Warwick. Once on the A46, follow the signs to Stoneleigh Park Main Entrance on the B4113

By Rail
Royal Leamington Spa, Warwick and Warwick Parkway rail stations are situated on the main London Marylebone-Birmingham line, while Coventry is a regular stop for the Virgin West Coast Mainline.

By Bus/Coach
Coventry bus station is six miles (10km) away from Stoneleigh Park. Warwick bus station is nine miles (14km) from Stoneleigh Park. For a bus timetable to/from Stoneleigh Park, click here.

By Air
Stoneleigh Park is within a 30 minute drive of Birmingham International Airport.