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2015 Scarborough Gold Cup – Facts Round Up

Dean Harrison went the entire 2015 Scarborough Gold Cup meeting unbeaten. His Steve Henshaw international gold cup victory provided the new YZF R1M Yamaha with it’s first international road race win.

Tim Reeves/Patrick Farrance joined Dean in been unbeaten, with four victories in sidecar races in Team AOS/E-Aide motorsport backed outfit.

400 Yamaha mounted Alistair Haworth became the first four stroke mounted competitor to win the Phil Mellor trophy.

Leading Suzuki mounted competitor in second senior race was Jason Byard, who finished a highly respectable 11th.

Quickest newcomer to Oliver’s Mount was Dan Kneen on Valvoline Racing by Padgetts Motorcycles CBR 1000 Honda Fireblade, lapping at 1 minute 48.403 seconds.

Yamaha challenge in Steve Henshaw international gold cup B final was lead by Callum Ward, who finished an excellent second.

Two of the top four finishers in second super twins race, where newcomers to Oliver’s Mount, Dan Cooper CMS/SB Tuning ER6 Kawasaki third, Adam McLean KMR Kawasaki fourth.

In his first action on 125 machinery this year, William Dunlop sealed Stu Reed trophy victory, for been leading 125 competitor across both Phil Mellor trophy races.

Junior Manx Grand Prix winner Billy Redmayne clinched his first top three finish around Oliver’s Mount in opening supersport 600 B race. Piloting Infront motorcycles backed CBR 600 Honda Billy finished second behind fellow Manxman Dan Kneen.

Scarborough Gold Cup marked Adrian Harrison’s return to pure road racing action. Main highlight of the meeting for the highly accomplished rider, was second place finish in supersport 600 B race 2.

Yamaha powered Ian Bell/Carl Bell, where runner up in all four sidecar races, as they showed more top class form around the mount.

Dan Hegarty lead Kawasaki’s challenge in cock of the north A final, with highly creditable seventh place finish on Downshift Motorsport ZX10R Kawasaki.

Riders to make their pure road racing debut at this years gold cup, included Richard Blunt, John Dieterman and Davy McConnachy.


It’s anticipated that the crowd for the 2015 Scarborough Gold Cup, is the biggest in recent memory, at one of pure road racing’s most iconic circuit’s, Oliver’s Mount.

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