Dedicated to preserving the spirit of historic grand prix motorcycle racing

The Lansdowne British GP Championship is the official British Championship for pre-1964 500cc Grand Prix motorcycles. The WRR Lansdowne 500cc Championship and the Avon Lansdowne 350cc Championship are for pre-1964 classic racing motorcycles with permitted period modifications. Finally, the TCM Lansdowne Club Class Championship is for 1950s spec Goodwood Revival bikes.

2020 race dates for your diary

  • 18–19 April Silverstone National
  • 8–9 May Oulton Park
  • 14 June Mallory Park
  • 18–19 July Cadwell Park
  • 8–9 August Donington Park National
  • 3–4 October Croft

COVID-19 and Lansdowne events

Due to Coronavirus, the ACU has currently stalled all racing awaiting further improvement in the lockdown situation. There is a possibility of racing beginning again in July but, as yet, there are no firm plans with host clubs. We wish everyone good health for our latest update please click here.

Machine registration

Please remember that all riders need to submit their machine registration forms to Andy Reynolds complete with a set of photographs. You can pass them on at a race meeting in person or email to

Please download the form here.

Read archived articles

Visit our articles page to read stories and insights from the wider world of classic racing and the Lansdowne. If you would like to submit an article please email your text along with some photographs to

Please read articles here