Road Racing News

Oliver’s Mount Top 8: Matty Ramsden

Various times alongside father Steve emerging on top in enthralling, fiercely contested Sidecar races at Scarborough, talented next generation three wheeling exponent Matty Ramsden is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, growing in popularity Oliver’s Mount Top 8 series.

Twice a top six finisher at the TT Races, a race winner at the Spring Cup National, Cock O’The North, Barry Sheene Road Race Festival meetings from 2017, his answers to the Scarborough themed series of questions are as follows:

Q1: First memory of Oliver’s Mount?

“Watching my old man (Steve) race there, back when I was a toddler!”

Q2: Favourite part about racing at the mount?

“The start, it’s hectic ha ha!”

Q3: Favourite section of Scarborough course?

“All of the circuit”

Q4: Best moment thus far at Scarborough?

“Taking our first win there.”

Q5: All time Scarborough racing hero?

“Ian Bell”

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

“I would like to drive a Sidecar one day at Scarborough.”

Q7: One word to describe Oliver’s Mount?

“Awesome”

Q8: Most respected racing rival at Scarborough?

“Lee Crawford/Scott Hardie.”

Words by Stevie Rial

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