June 3 2011.

Plans are well advanced for the 2011 International Dirt Bike Show at Stoneleigh Park this November with over 60 per cent of stand space reserved and major manufacturers confirming their involvement at Europe's biggest off-road exhibition.

The holeshot manufacturer award goes to Kawasaki Motors UK as the first of the major names to confirm its stand space to display its all-new 2012 model line-up.

Announcing Kawasaki's commitment to the UK's only dedicated off-road motorcycle show, racing co-ordinator for KMUK, Ross Burridge, said, "Being the first manufacturer to commit to the show gives us the pick of the prime positions. It's the perfect chance to show our core target audience the new dual injector equipped 2012 KX250F and the new features, on our KX450F. You can be sure that Kawasaki will be at Stoneleigh in force and spreading the Team Green message."

The International Dirt Bike Show organisers are busily putting new features in place to give this year's event a fresh new look. Established and popular aspects will remain, but new areas, such as a classic bike display, visitor have-a-go arena, an adult XC event and plenty of free attractions for the kids, will all serve to make Stoneleigh Park the off-road mecca this November.

"Whilst the show is some five months away we have already been in discussion with leading UK, European and North American companies who wish to make full use of the show as a launchpad for their 2012 ranges. We are now finalising discussions with other leading manufacturers who will shortly join Kawasaki on the floor plan," explained show organiser Joanne Watson.

"We have listened to exhibitor and visitor feedback and we are going all out to ring the changes this year with a range of exciting new features aimed at keeping all show-goers entertained throughout their visit. We have the support of the UK's off-road media across all disciplines and our new website will be updated frequently with news of the latest developments.

"We're really excited about this year's event and we are looking forward to welcoming returning and new visitors to Stoneleigh in November."

The International Dirt Bike Show 2011 - Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire. November 3rd to 6th 2011.

International Dirt Bike Show
Tel: 0844 800 6481.

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Immediate release: 3rd June 2011

Caption: Tommy Searle made a welcome return to the UK at last year's Dirt Bike Show