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Oliver’s Mount Top 8: Stephen Parsons

11th within the Steve Henshaw International Gold Cup race from 2016, The Peoples Bike Team’s Stephen ‘Trevor’ Parsons is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News growing in popularity, Oliver’s Mount top 8 series.

Runner up in last year’s thrilling, compelling Senior Manx Grand Prix, his answers to the Scarborough themed set of questions are as follows:

Q1: First memory of Oliver’s Mount?

“First memory was doing my newcomers laps in the rain, leaves and twigs everywhere thinking what’s going on here.”

Q2: Favourite part about racing at the mount?

“Just how narrow it is, no room for error.”

Q3: Favourite section of Scarborough course?

“Has to be the Jefferies Jumps.”

Q4: Best moment thus far at Scarborough?

“Just about hanging onto the back of John McGuinness. Was only in practice but felt mega to be following John, felt like a proper road racer!”

Q5: All time Scarborough racing hero?

“Dean Harrison, makes winning look easy around Scarborough.”

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

“Just a real good 600, anything bigger just tries to kill ya around there, trying to get a big bike out the hairpins is just a nightmare.”

Q7: One word to describe Oliver’s Mount?

“Narrow”

Q8: Most respected racing rival at Scarborough?

“Not really a rival but Matt Stevenson, both started racing around Scarborough the same time and always been same sort of pace.”

Words by Stevie Rial

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