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23 Times TT Winner, 99 Gold Cup Victor McGuinness Set For Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough Return

33 times International Road Race winner John McGuinness, is set to venture back this month to Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough, to take part in star studded parade laps at the eagerly anticipated two day Barry Sheene Classic.

Steve Henshaw International Gold Cup winner in 1999, 250 class lap record holder, 23 times TT champion McGuinness has enjoyed tumultuous moments a plenty at England’s sole roads course.

Photo by Alan Horner

In recent times at the Mount, the factory Norton team member has finished runner up in the Steve Henshaw International Gold Cup encounters from 2011 and 2014, plus has recorded a consistent array of top three, top five finishes on a variety of high spec Honda machinery.

Speaking recently about his upcoming return to North Yorkshire’s ‘Mini TT’, the seven times Senior TT winner stated:

“I’ve always liked Oliver’s Mount, I’ve still got the 250 lap record. There is a great atmosphere, and a relaxed paddock. You can pop down the sea front after the racing for an ice-cream and make it a family weekend.”

Words by Stevie Rial