Road Racing News

Oliver’s Mount Top 8: Andrew Fisher

Another ambitious, improving next generation roads exponent, Kettering’s Andrew Fisher who placed fifth, seventh in August’s Junior, Senior Manx GP races, is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News hugely popular, Oliver’s Mount Top 8 series.

Third within the second Supersport B race of this month’s Scarborough Gold Cup, his answers to the Scarborough themed set of questions are as follows:

Q1: First memory of Oliver’s Mount?

“Being grabbed by the old boy that does the commentating at signing on, who asked me a couple of questions before telling me stories about Oliver’s Mount from when he was a lad, about sneaking under the fence to get in and watch, meeting Barry Sheene etc! He’d been on the Whisky, but was hilarious to hear!”

Q2: Favourite part about racing at the mount?

“The atmosphere in the paddock and beer tent is amazing and the people are all so friendly!”

Q3: Favourite section of Scarborough course?

“The jumpy bit! Nearly gave my Dad a heart attack first time he saw me go through there.”

Q4: Best moment thus far at Scarborough?

“Competing in my first ever road race (Barry Sheene Road Race Festival), before heading off to the Manx GP in 2017.”

Q5: All time Scarborough racing hero?

“Dean Harrison”

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

“A Yamaha TZ 250, would be perfect for round the Mount!”

Q7: One word to describe Oliver’s Mount?

“Scary!”

Q8: Most respected racing rival at Scarborough?

“I think what Mike Norbury does at Scarborough is pretty special for a privateer!”

Words by Stevie Rial

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