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66th Scarborough Gold Cup – Day Two Round Up

The remaining Solo Open A, David Jefferies Cup Junior A and Senior races at the 66th Scarborough Gold Cup went the way, of the Oliver’s Mount maestro that is Dean Harrison.

Showing his true world class quality on the Silicone Engineering Kawasaki’s, he ended his 2016 pure road racing campaign, in the best style possible, with in total six wins this weekend at Scarborough.

Irish road race Superbike champion Derek Sheils was very impressive on the Shirlaws Motorcycles backed ZX10R Kawasaki, as he wrapped up two second place finishes.


Ivan Lintin made it back to back Super Twin victories, Davy Morgan took his tally of wins at the mount over the weekend to three with Solo open B race 2 victory, whilst Sidecar honours went the way of Tim Reeves/Patrick Farrance.

David Bell secured Classic Superbike race 2 victory, as Joe Thompson wrapped up the second Ultra Lightweight and Lightweight races, whilst overall Phil Mellor Trophy lightweight victory went the way of Paul Owen.

Jamie Williams underlined his status as one of the Isle of Man’s fastest rising roads stars, with David Jefferies Cup Junior B race 2 success.

Additional riders to have secured top three finishes today where Paul Gartland, Peter Boast, Paul Coward, Adam McLean, Stephen Degnan, David McConnachy, Steve Ramsden/Matty Ramsden, Dave Wallis/Tony Belsey, Daley Mathison, Gaz Evans and Radcliffe’s Racing’s Dan Hegarty.

Overall a great 66th Scarborough Gold Cup, which provided great racing, iconic spectacles with the Parade of Stars parade laps and many rising roads stars move up a level at the iconic road race circuit that is, Oliver’s Mount.

Words by Stevie Rial

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