Oliver’s Mount have announced that world famous tyre company Michelin, will be sponsoring all four meetings at the iconic road race circuit in 2016.
In recent years Michelin have backed rising roads stars Daley Mathison and Connor Behan. They are one of the most famous brands in motorsport worldwide.
Sponsorship from Michelin, is a further sign of the growing popularity of Oliver’s Mount.
Last year at Scarborough we saw multiple top class moments, they included, Dean Harrison’s Steve Henshaw international gold cup victory, new supersport lap record from Lee Johnston, Dan Kneen and Dan Cooper making eye catching mount debut’s.
Confirmed entries for the Bob Smith Spring Cup Road Races, on the 16th to the 17th of April include Dean Harrison, Lee Johnston, James Cowton, Daley Mathison, Jamie Coward, Ivan Lintin, Dan Hegarty, Mark Goodings and newcomers Gary Vines and Craig Robertson.
2016 marks seventy years of pure road racing action at Oliver’s Mount, the Scarborough Gold Cup on the 24th to the 25th of September is set to be one of the highlights of the 2016 pure road racing season.
Alongside all the usual suspects, anticipated star studied entry list is set to include, 23 times TT winner John McGuinness, 11 times TT winner Michael Dunlop, reigning RST superbike TT winner Bruce Anstey and Ben Birchall/Tom Birchall.
Plus could a certain Guy Martin be making a rare appearance on the roads with Tyco BMW? it’s another enterprising possibility in what is a momentous year for Oliver’s Mount.
Words by Stevie Rial