Kent

Margate beach motor sport event takes place

Quad bike racers on the beach at Margate
Image caption The free event is taking place in Margate for the third year running

Up to 10,000 spectators are expected to attend a beach motorsport event in a Kent seaside town.

Competitors from across the world are taking part in races for motocross and quad bike riders in Margate.

Organisers have created a course on the beach for the free two-day event, which is taking place in the town for the third year running.

Councillor Iris Johnston said the event had become a "great draw" to bring visitors to Margate.

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