70th Scarborough Gold Cup: Stats/Facts

70th Scarborough Gold Cup: Stats/Facts

* The overall prize fund for the 70th Gold Cup meeting, exceeded £9,000 pounds.

* Davey Todd is now the ninth quickest racer in Oliver’s Mount history.

* 17 different racers took race wins across the past weekend.

* The Birchall brothers Ben & Tom are now the third quickest Sidecars pairing in history at Scarborough.

* Adam McLean is just the fourth racer from Northern Ireland, to take the Steve Henshaw Gold Cup title.

* Dean Harrison, Jamie Coward held onto their existing Supersport, Classic Superbike, Super Twins lap records.

* Lee Crawford’s Scarborough wins total post Sunday’s competition, stands at 20.

* There was just 11 starters for the showpiece Steve Henshaw Gold Cup race.

* First time Scarborough victors across Saturday, Sunday included roads newcomers Jamie Ingham and Jamie Kelman.

* Jim Hind is now one of only 26 racers with ten or more victories at Scarborough since 2010.

* Michael Browne remains the fastest Oliver’s Mount newcomer of this decade, just ahead of impressive, recent Manx newcomer Joe Yeardsley.

* It’s ten years since Guy Martin’s last Gold Cup triumph.

Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou

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