Road Racing News

69th Scarborough Gold Cup: Faultless Crawford/Hardie Sweep Sidecar Races

Team A.R.C’s Lee Crawford/Scott Hardie continued their faultless form at Oliver’s Mount, sweeping up this afternoon’s Sidecar encounters.

Sidecars Race 3, delayed due to high winds affecting the three wheeling fraternity, yielded at the time respective 12th, 8th victories at Scarborough for driver Crawford, passenger Hardie.

Leading the challenge to Crawford/Hardie were former TT Champions Conrad Harrison/Andy Winkle who steadily pulled away from eventful third place finishers, father and son team Steve Ramsden/Matty Ramsden.

The final Sidecars race of the 69th Gold Cup would yield unquestioned current three wheeling Scarborough King Pins Crawford/Hardie with a fourth successive victory.

As in the previous race never headed by the opposition, the Suzuki powered crew was in imperious form on route to a six seconds plus triumph.

The Honda powered Harrison/Winkle pairing wrapped up another second place finish whilst third place went to 39 plate holders Bruce Moore/Ashley Moore.

Results in full from today’s Sidecar race stints at Scarborough, are as follows:

Sidecars Race 3:

1 Lee Crawford/Scott Hardie
2 Conrad Harrison/Andy Winkle
3 Steve Ramsden/Matty Ramsden
4 Bruce Moore/Ashley Moore
5 Michael Russell/Karl Schofield
6 Richard Hackney/Dave Ryder
7 Shaun Chandler/Ben Chandler
8 Chris Schofield/William Moralee
9 Paul Riley/Jody James

Sidecars Race 4:

1 Lee Crawford/Scott Hardie
2 Conrad Harrison/Andy Winkle
3 Bruce Moore/Ashley Moore
4 Shaun Chandler/Ben Chandler
5 Richard Hackney/Dave Ryder
6 Paul Riley/Jody James

Words by Stevie Rial