107 times Oliver’s Mount race winner Dean Harrison, suitors Boyce Precision Engineering/Russell Racing are building for a crack at Steve Henshaw Gold Cup success.
It’s seven years since Bradford ace Harrison last claimed the coveted Gold Cup trophy.
Despite this fact, his record at Scarborough since 2016 is exemplary, persistent Superbike, Supersport, Super Twins, Classic Superbike triumphs and there’s no question about his place amongst the best-ever exponents of England’s only, closed road race circuit.
Set to be aboard the same YZF R6 Yamaha which he proved virtually untouchable on during July’s Cock O’The North meeting, Harrison will be confident of adding to Alister Russell’s Russell Racing team’s impressive race wins, rostrums haul from across national, international road races in 2023.
Before Gold Cup affiliated action unfolds, the 2019 Senior TT winner, last month’s Senior Classic Manx Grand Prix victor is Oulton Park bound, for the latest British Supersport Championship rounds.
As planned for Scarborough, Harrison is YZF R6 Yamaha powered like team-mate for this weekend’s racing, multiple North-West 200 winner Richard Cooper.
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