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Oliver’s Mount Top 8: Kristian Didelot

Twice fourth in the Classic Superbike encounters of the Barry Sheene Classic, Whitby’s Kristian Didelot is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News growing in popularity, Oliver’s Mount Top 8 series.

Another highly respected stalwart of competitive action at North Yorkshire’s ‘Mini TT’, his answers to the Scarborough themed set of questions are as follows:

Q1: First memory of Oliver’s Mount?

“First memory was watching David Jefferies on his V&M Yamaha.”

Q2: Favourite part about racing at the mount?

“Favourite part is rolling onto the start grid in front of a big crowd no feeling like it and then waiting for the lights to change.”

Q3: Favourite section of Scarborough course?

“Quarry Hill and the Esses, nice fast and flowing.”

Q4: Best moment thus far at Scarborough?

“Probably my last time out on the Classic Superbike, securing two 4th place finishes.”

Q5: All time Scarborough racing hero?

“So many but probably Dave Jefferies he used to ride round there effortlessly, usually on the back wheel.”

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

“I’d love to have a go on a RS 250, even though I’m probably a bit big for it or a 916 Ducati in the classic Superbike races.”

Q7: One word to describe Oliver’s Mount?


Q8: Most respected racing rival at Scarborough?

“Met Allan Brodie at the last meeting (Barry Sheene Classic) had a few good battles with him in the Classic Superbike races, nice lad.”

Words by Stevie Rial