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Mike Hailwoods Honda 500cc Four to run Prescott Hill Climb by son David‏

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David Hailwood, son of the late great Mike Hailwood (mikethebike) will be running Mike's original factory Honda 500cc Four at the historic Prescott Hill Climb course as part of Prescott Bike Festival on Sunday 6th April. This is a rare opportunity to see and watch it run.

Amongst the hundreds of historic, classic and race bikes that will also be cranked up and taking to the course include:
•Carlos Checa’s MotoGP Ducati Desmosedici GP5 and Checa’s 2011 WSB winning Ducati 1198 F1 (courtesy of Dawn Treader Performance)
•David Jeffries' Suzuki GSXR1000 TT bike and James Toseland's Honda CBR600
•Frankie Chili’s 1998 Ex WSB Ducati 998RS and Leon Haslam's Ducati 996 RS superbike
•Kenny Roberts Yamaha 500 and Yamaha 250 bikes
•Carl Fogarty’s Ducati 996 TS and Terry Rymer's Original Old Spice Ducati 916 RS BSB bike
•The 1930 Rudge Ulster belonging to David Osborne
•Chris Sawyer's 1928 Cotton Blackburne
•A rare Sachs R800 Roadster from 2002 owned by Barry Fahey
•The 1959 Norton Dominator of Ian Cordes
•Rare Excelsior Manxmans from Dave Lee and Adrian Sellars
•Eric Bostrom’s 2005 AMA factory 999 (same bike as Neil Hodgson rode in 2005)

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