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Derek Smith receives award.

Aberdare Park circuit Commander In Chief, Derek Smith, received his trophy for “Services to Classic 50cc Racing” this week from the Classic 50 Racing Club, in recognition of his long commitment to the 50cc class at the park .

The Park is hosting the 4th round of the ACU National 50cc championship  this year and Derek is shown here proudly receiving his trophy and a permanent plaque to keep, from Classic 50 Racing Club Secretary Lynne Tolhurst at his home in South Wales.


New sponsor for the park in 2017.

We are very proud to annouce that, Helmet manufacturer LS2 have agreed to sponsor the park 2017.

To find out more about LS2, visit their website at this link:-



Steve Plater to be special Guest at the park in 2017

Motorcycle racing superstar Steve Plater, seen on the left here interviewing master of the park Derek Smith, will be with us at Aberdare this year to Parade, commentate and meet the public over the race weekend.

Star of the North West 200, the Isle of Man TT, British Super-sport champion 2009, and also famous for TV commentaries at the TT, joins us at the Park for the first time this year.

Why not come along to the park and meet Steve, get his autograph, and watch him “do his stuff” on the circuit at Aberdare.


John McGuiness confirms return to the park this year !

Popular TT star and visitor to the park last year, John McGuiness has confirmed his is to return to Aberdare again this year to meet the public. Along with motorcycle racing superstar Steve Plater who has also confirmed he will be at the Park, 2017 again sees the heros of motorcycle sport supporting the racing action .

Come along to the park and shake hands with the stars of motorcycle racing who will be on hand all weekend to talk to the public and without doubt sign their autograph for you ! Book your tickets NOW !


Aberdare Park wishes John Mc Guiness  a speedy recovery


By now most of our followers and road race fans will have heard of the abrupt end to John Mc Guiness's campaign at this years , Vauxhall North West 200 road race meeting.

As a consequence John will unfortunately not be able to appear at this years event in Aberdare park . We are all saddened by yesterday's news of our national treasures injuries , and our thoughts for a speedy recovery are with the king of the mountain, and indeed his family .

As part of our tribute weekend to this iconic figure we are pleased to be able to announce that Peter Hickman and Steve Plater will be with us to greet the many crowds who follow this unique event , and we hope to announce two more road race stars very soon .

Again please join us in wishing John a very speedy recovery .

Transponder hire available  for competitors this year.

This year we have transponders for hire !

They will be £15 per day plus a deposit cheque of £50 and custody of your licence for the day !

Obviously the cheque and your licence will be returned upon receipt of the transponder.

Quantities of transponders are limited however.

If you’d like to hire a transponder please indicate this when returning your entry form.


John Mc Guiness to meet and greet the public at the park !


We have great news regarding John Mc Guiness. Despite the injuries John suffered at the North West 200, John has said that he will be at the Park on the Saturday and Sunday. John will meet and greet the public as much as possible on the two days. Because of John’s injuries we cannot guarantee he will be at the Park all day, both days.

We are extremely grateful to John for agreeing to come at all. John loved his visit to the park last year to meet all of you who came to the meeting and was so disappointed to think he couldn’t come again this year he is going to pull out all the stops to be with us as much as he possibly can.

S.T.P. motorbikes to hold autojumble  at the park this year !


This year, for the first time, S.T.P. Motorbikes are running an autojumble on the park on the Sunday of race weekend only. A limited of number of pitches are still available to sellers and the link for more information and to book is http://stpmotorbikes.co.uk/autojumble/.

More traders at the park this year !


Don’t to forget to visit the traders on the infield on race day. This year we have more than ever including Samco Hoses , Motus Clothing , Clintons , Bike It , John McGuiness Merchandise , Zoe Cano , GT Super Bikes , Mojo, Graeme Bike Badges, ATV Quads , McAms Accident Insurance , Wayne Mounter KTM dealers and Kevin Thomas motorcycles .

Come and see the amazing  Suter MMX500  !


The incredible Suter MMX 500 racing motorcycle will be at the park this year. Only 99 of these machines exist and the one at the Park will be one of only five in this country. The bike is the first ever four cylinder V4 500cc two stroke factory bike manufactured for the public.

The bike has 195hp at 13,000 rpm with an astonishing weight of 127kg with Maximum speeds in excess of 310 km/h ( 192 M.P.H. ). To read more about the bike visit www.suterproducts.com/

Come and meet the team at……

The Aberdare Park Road Race team will be attending the Cardiff Motorcycle Show on the 7th and 8th of April, Prescott Bike festival on the 14th and 15th of April, and Stafford Classic Bike Show on the 21st and 22nd of April.

Come and meet the team and talk to us all about this years Aberdare Park Road Races.

You can read more about Cardiff Motorcycle Show by clicking HERE Prescott Bike Festival by clicking HERE, and Stafford Classic Bike shows by clicking HERE.


Malcolm Uphill celebration evening.


Come and join us for a presentation on the life and times of Malcolm Uphill given by Geoff Harris. Malcolm's Isle Of Man TT Norton machine will be on display along with other memorabilia. There will be curry, rice and naan bread for your enjoyment all for £7.50. The event takes place on June 29th at 7 pm at Cwmdare Miners Club Aberdare. Tickets are available via the shop page on this website HERE.