Oliver’s Mount Top 8: Mark Purslow

Oliver’s Mount Top 8: Mark Purslow

Amongst the leading Mount newcomers from the 2016 Spring Cup National Road Races, multi class specialist Mark Purslow who’s racing resume includes 2015 Lightweight Manx GP victory, is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News growing in popularity, Oliver’s Mount Top 8 series.

Consistently touted as one of Wales leading real roads exponents, his answers to the Scarborough themed set of questions are as follows:

Q1: First memory of Oliver’s Mount?

“Amazingly cold and windy!”

Q2: Favourite part about racing at the mount?

“The atmosphere is always great and the racing is always fast, I just love the place.”

Q3: Favourite section of Scarborough course?

“Probably the Jefferies Jumps, that’s an amazing bit of the track.”

Q4: Best moment thus far at Scarborough?

“Finishing top ten in the Super Twins class.”

Q5: All time Scarborough racing hero?

“David Jefferies, was an amazing rider at the mount and everywhere else.”

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

“Honda RC45”

Q7: One word to describe Oliver’s Mount?


Q8: Most respected racing rival at Scarborough?

“Dean Harrison, he’s untouchable around the mount.”

Words by Stevie Rial

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