71st Gold Cup: Stats/Facts

71st Gold Cup: Stats/Facts

* 112 racers in total took part.

* Seven nations were represented.

* 39 racers lapped sub 2 minutes.

* 43 competitors scored top three finishes.

* 19 pilots overall, sealed race victories.

* Four of the top six finishers from the Steve Henshaw Gold Cup feature race, were YZF R6 Yamaha powered.

* First time Scarborough victors were Michael Browne, Shaun Anderson, Bailey Harker and Paul Cassidy.

* Dean Harrison how now the same amount of Steve Henshaw Gold Cup victories as namesake, Dean Ashton.

* As showcased previously, Harrison’s new Oliver’s Mount wins total, stands at an incredible 112.

* Lee Crawford’s Scarborough wins CV pushes up to twenty six.

* Will Hartog, victorious in 1978, remains the last overseas Gold Cup winner.

* Yamaha’s Gold Cup wins tally during this Century, expands to eight.

Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou

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