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Oliver’s Mount Top 8: David Jackson

2016 Dundrod 150 Challenge race winner, recently ninth within the feature MMB Surfacing Superbike race of the FonaCAB Ulster Grand Prix, Lincolnshire’s David ‘Action’ Jackson is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News growing in popularity, Oliver’s Mount Top 8 series.

19th within this year’s Dunlop Senior TT, an established front runner at England’s sole roads course, his answers to the Scarborough themed set of questions are as follows:

Q1: First memory of Oliver’s Mount?

“First memory of Oliver’s, well first time I did it was in 2016, it was wet, very slippery, I didn’t enjoy to start with, then it dried and the track came alive and we did really well.

I was fourth on the grid, Michael Dunlop was 6th couldn’t believe how well we did.”

Q2: Favourite part about racing at the mount?

“I like it around the Monument best really, or down the hill towards Mountside.”

Q3: Favourite section of Scarborough course?

“Favourite section is over the Jumps, that’s gotta be the best part about Oliver’s Mount, on the edge of the tyre launching over those jumps is cool.”

Q4: Best moment thus far at Scarborough?

“Best moment was qualifying fourth on the grid at the Gold Cup, before it got cancelled.”

Q5: All time Scarborough racing hero?

“Gotta be Guy Martin.”

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

“Yeah a YZR 500 two stroke.”

Q7: One word to describe Oliver’s Mount?

“Fantastic”

Q8: Most respected racing rival at Scarborough?

“James Cowton”

Words by Stevie Rial

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