Road Racing News

Oliver’s Mount Top 8: Peter Boast

Consistently in contention for top class results at England’s sole roads course, the multi talented Peter Boast is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, growing in popularity Oliver’s Mount Top 8 series.

Runner up within both Classic Superbike races from the 2016 Gold Cup meeting, his answers to the Scarborough themed set of questions are as follows:

Q1: First memory of Oliver’s Mount?

“Going with Dad in 1977, watching Granty (Mick Grant) and Sheene (Barry), dicing it out.”

Q2: Favourite part about racing at the mount?

“Having good craic in the pits, and really enjoying a real good battle out on the track.”

Q3: Favourite section of Scarborough course?

“The run down from Mountside over the jumps no other track has this, it is awesome.”

Q4: Best moment thus far at Scarborough?

“I guess beating Nick and David Jefferies the in early 90’s, both of them were such good riders around the Mount, and to beat them boys you knew you had ridden hard.”

Q5: All time Scarborough racing hero?

“Two really, Mick Grant and Bob Smith, both was my heroes when 15 years old.”

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

“Well I love RG 500 Suzuki’s, I raced one in 1984 at Scarborough, love to ride one again or a RS500 Honda same era bike, and hopefully be on one at the upcoming Barry Sheene meet.”

Q7: One word to describe Oliver’s Mount?

“Unique”

Q8: Most respected racing rival at Scarborough?

“Ian Lougher”

Words by Stevie Rial

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