David Daisy’s latest Art of Road Racing publication provides a fulfilling, un-distilled showcase on competition at England’s only closed roads circuit, Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough.
Distinct pictures allied to candid text, insights from racers such as Chris Palmer, Nick Jefferies and Neil Kernohan gives the reader a unique perspective on North Yorkshire’s ‘Mini TT’.
Each part of the 2.43 miles long roads course is covered in aesthetically pleasing detail.
There is art works featuring a host of renowned Scarborough racing luminaries including Senior TT Champion Dean Harrison, eight times Steve Henshaw Gold Cup winner Guy Martin and twice World Champion, four times Gold Cup victor Barry Sheene.
Poignantly as well there is art works featuring the much-missed trio of Sidecar legend Ian Bell, Daley Mathison and James Cowton.
A must for all national, International road racing, Oliver’s Mount racing fans, this is also a book for those who simply love great art.
Pure road racing for many is the world’s ultimate sport, ultimate form of motorsport and those who tackle the discipline are viewed by millions as true two-wheel racing artists.
The Art of Road Racing – Oliver’s Mount A Painted Lap showcases via thorough illustration (42 paintings) their bravery, panache, unparalleled talents.
Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou