The Southern Hemisphere‰Ûªs largest historic road race meeting ‰ÛÒ the 23rd AMCN International Island Classic ‰ÛÒ will rev into life this weekend from January 22-24.
A total of 340 competitors, and up to 520 bikes, will converge on Phillip Island for an event created for classic bike lovers of all ages.
The coveted event has continued to attract not only strong local interest from the likes of Melbournian WSBK rider Jed Metcher but international interest with Ireland now fielding a strong team to contest the highly-coveted International Challenge Cup.
Ardent historic road racer Rick Johnson, from Carrum, has been a staunch supporter of the event for years. ‰ÛÏHistoric bikes are very popular and they‰Ûªre a lot of old people out there,‰Û