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Auto 66 Club Release Provisional 2018 Oliver’s Mount Dates

The provisional dates for 2018 competition at Oliver’s Mount, have been recently unveiled by event organisers, the Auto 66 Club.

The traditional season opening Bob Smith Spring Cup National Road Races, are planned to take place next year from the 21st to the 22nd of April.

Whilst one major change for England’s only real roads venue in 2018, will be the revival of Scarborough bike week which runs from the 21st to the 29th of July, culminating in the Barry Sheene Road Race Festival.

In amongst the four premier mount meetings, there is also three scheduled hill climb events beginning with the Festival of Speed Hill Climb & Car Show in early May.

The full proposed 2018 Oliver’s Mount schedule, is as follows:

21st-22nd April Bob Smith Spring Cup Road Races
5th-7th May Festival of Speed Hill Climb & Car Show
23rd-24th June Cock O’The North Road Races
21st-29th July Scarborough Bike Week
28th-29th July Barry Sheene Road Race Festival
19th August National Bike and Car Hill Climb
22nd-23rd September 68th Scarborough Gold Cup
7th October National Bike Hill Climb

Reminder it’s just 34 days till the 67th Gold Cup meeting in September, which will be graced by many of pure road racing’s biggest stars including 15 times TT winner Michael Dunlop and newly crowned world’s fastest road racer Dean Harrison.

Words by Stevie Rial