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Cock O’The North: Day 2 Round Up

Backing up new outright and Supersport lap records, Dean Harrison took his tally of wins at Oliver’s Mount in 2017, to 14 from 14 starts, with dominant performances in the second legs of the Solo Open A, Junior A and Senior races.

This is a quite incredible statistic, given how the level of competition at the mount, is rising all the time, with hungry rising roads stars, determined to make their mark.

Dean has now also recorded 38 Scarborough wins within the Silicone Engineering Racing fold.

Outside of the on top Bradford based racer, Adam McLean continued to impress on the MSS/Hotties backed ZX-6R Kawasaki, securing series of high quality results, which included another second, in the Junior A class.

Joe Thompson wrapped up the Lightweight laurels, whilst James Cowton won a gripping Moto 3 race, just edging out Ian Lougher and Justin Waring.

The former Duke Road Race Rankings champion, went onto finish runner up in the second Super Twins encounter, behind Dafabet Devitt Racing’s Ivan Lintin.

Brian Greenfield claimed a popular first Scarborough success, with Solo Open B race victory, whilst newcomer Shirlaws Motorcycles backed Steven Haddow, backed up his performances from yesterday, with a second Junior B race title.

Others to impress in the support races included Owen Graves piloting a brand new YZF R6 Yamaha, Ben Shuttlewood, Russell Brook, Paul Marley, Paul Williams, Neil Bell and Tom Collinge.

Dave Bell took the Classic Superbike honours from Peter Boast and Dan Ingham, whilst added seasoned Scarborough competitors to show good form today included Daley Mathison, Jamie Coward, Darren Cooper, Mark Goodings, Dan Frear, Rhys Hardisty and Paul Gartland.

The Ramsden’s headed both of today’s Sidecar races in front of the Lowthers John and Jake. Former TT winners Conrad Harrison/Andy Winkle wrapped up two third place finishes.

All that’s left is what a weekend at Oliver’s Mount, great weather, new lap records, close fought battles a plenty, where some of the main highlights, of one of the best Cock O’The North Road Races, for many years.

Words by Stevie Rial