Road Racing News

Oliver’s Mount Top 8: Gary Gibson

Established amongst East Yorkshire’s leading three wheeling exponents, Beverley’s Gary Gibson is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News growing in popularity, Oliver’s Mount Top 8 series.

A top three finisher at England’s sole closed roads course, his answers to the Scarborough themed set of questions, are as follows:

Q1: First memory of Oliver’s Mount?

“Watching Sheene (Barry) and Grant (Mick), in the late seventies, brilliant!”

Q2: Favourite part about racing at the mount?

“The atmosphere”

Q3: Favourite section of Scarborough course?

“Coming down the start finish.”

Q4: Best moment thus far at Scarborough?

“From a meeting from 1990, finishing 3rd behind Dave Saville and Eddie Wright, they were untouchable.”

Q5: All time Scarborough racing hero?

“Dave Saville”

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

“Honda 6, the sound of the Honda six under the trees would be fantastic.”

Q7: One word to describe Oliver’s Mount?


Q8: Most respected racing rival at Scarborough?

“Lee Crawford”

Words by Stevie Rial