Road Racing News

Oliver’s Mount Top 8: Eddie Roberts

‘Mini TT’ specialist, 1974 Lightweight Manx GP winner, six times a TT rostrum finisher, Eddie Roberts who has played a crucial role in bringing road racing back to Scarborough, is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, growing in popularity Oliver’s Mount Top 8 series.

The new Oliver’s Mount promoter’s answers to the Scarborough themed set of questions, are as follows:

Q1: First memory of Oliver’s Mount?

“That was a long time ago, in black and white!”

Q2: Favourite part about racing at the mount?

“How friendly the organisers were.”

Q3: Favourite section of Scarborough course?

“Jefferies Jumps through to the start finish, before the chicane.”

Q4: Best moment thus far at Scarborough?

“Winning the 1976 350 International.”

Q5: All time Scarborough racing hero?

“Mick (Grant)”

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

“Modern Moto 2 GP bike, Kalex.”

Q7: One word to describe Oliver’s Mount?

“Extraordinary”

Q8: Most respected racing rival at Scarborough?

“Chas Mortimer”

Words by Stevie Rial

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