Road Racing News

Oliver’s Mount Top 8: Allan Brodie

10th within last year’s Superbike Classic TT, Norrie Whyte Trophy winner at the 2016 Manx Grand Prix, talented Scottish roads exponent Allan Brodie is the next rider to take part in Road Racing News, growing in popularity Oliver’s Mount Top 8 series.

A collector of at minimum top eight finishes from the yesteryear Superbike encounters at July’s Barry Sheene Classic, his answers to the Scarborough themed set of questions, are as follows:

Q1: First memory of Oliver’s Mount?

“Seeing it on TV years ago and thinking it looks nuts.”

Q2: Favourite part about racing at the mount?

“The Jumps are good fun.”

Q3: Favourite section of Scarborough course?

“It’s all good but would have to be coming down the hill out of Drurys, then dropping into Farm Bends I enjoy the most.”

Q4: Best moment thus far at Scarborough?

“Would have to be riding the Paint Doctor’s (Dean Culley) Barry Sheene replica classic (GSXR 750 Suzuki), at this year’s Barry Sheene meeting. Beautiful bike.”

Q5: All time Scarborough racing hero?

“Don’t do heroes unless their super and have a cape.”

Q6: Is there one machine in particular that you would like to race at Scarborough?

“Nothing in particular, I would have a go on anything to be fair, even thought about having a shot on a Sidecar.”

Q7: One word to describe Oliver’s Mount?

“Tight”

Q8: Most respected racing rival at Scarborough?

“Phil Walters. We started racing at the same time and went to Oliver’s Mount as newcomers together in 2015. It was his goal in racing to race at Scarborough and he achieved it at 59 years of age, big respect for that.”

Words by Stevie Rial

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