Established amongst a substantial list of hungry, ambitious next generation Scarborough exponents, Morecambe’s Aaron Mellish is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, brand new Oliver’s Mount Top 8 series.
Consistently in contention at the mount for highly creditable results, his answers to the Scarborough themed questions are as follows:
Q1: First memory of Oliver’s Mount?
“Going to watch the last race there from 2016, the atmosphere was amazing.”
Q2: Favourite part about racing at the mount?
“Favourite part racing there is seeing the look on all the fans faces when your sat on the grid, and just looking up at the hill.”
Q3: Favourite section of Scarborough course?
“Can’t really pick a favourite part, I love it all, it’s all flowing one part into the other really.”
Q4: Best moment thus far at Scarborough?
“Best moment mixing it up and clashing bars with the late great William Dunlop in a Lightweight race, and spending the day with Guy Martin drinking tea and tinkering with his bike.”
Q5: All time Scarborough racing hero?
“Wouldn’t say I have a hero as such, I respect and admire everyone that takes part.”
Photo courtesy of Aaron Mellish
Q6: Is there one machine in particular that you would like to race at Scarborough?
“I’d love to race a 250 GP bike round there.”
Q7: One word to describe Oliver’s Mount?
“One word would be mega, the place is just mega.”
Q8: Most respected racing rival at Scarborough?
“Like I said I respect everyone that competes but at Scarborough it’s got to be Brian Clark, #Radge.”
Words by Stevie Rial