Oliver’s Mount Top 8: Ivan Lintin

Oliver’s Mount Top 8: Ivan Lintin

2014 Steve Henshaw International Gold Cup champion, Super Twins lap record holder at Scarborough, the modern day national, International roads hero that is Ivan Lintin, is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News growing in popularity, Oliver’s Mount Top 8 series.

Over 40 times a race winner at England’s most famous, prestigious and sole roads course of modern times, his answers to the Scarborough themed set of questions are as follows:

Q1: First memory of Oliver’s Mount?

“I used to venture to Scarborough events with my parents when I was younger. Dad used to race a sidecar round there.”

Q2: Favourite part about racing at the mount?

“Winning!, winning the Gold Cup in 2014 was a good day.”

Q3: Favourite section of Scarborough course?

“I like the section at the end of the back straight, the left hander past the Memorial then into the left hairpin. Like the section and the importance of a good exit from the left hairpin.”

Q4: Best moment thus far at Scarborough?

“Winning the Gold Cup in 2014.”

Q5: All time Scarborough racing hero?

“Don’t really have heroes. Guy Martin was a close friend when he started up there, so he steered me a bit before I raced there.”

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

“I feel best on the Super Twin round Scarborough, as it’s a narrow and twisty circuit.”

Q7: One word to describe Oliver’s Mount?


Q8: Most respected racing rival at Scarborough?

“Dean Harrison”

Words by Stevie Rial

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