Twice a Junior B class victor at the Cock O’The North Road Races from 2017, talented rising Scottish roads talent Steven Haddow is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, growing in popularity Oliver’s Mount Top 8 series.
Runner up in last August’s Newcomers A Manx Grand Prix, his answers to the Scarborough themed series of questions are as follows:
Q1: First memory of Oliver’s Mount?
“With not racing there many times, my first memory was having to go out in a wet qualifying session, on a new bike I’d never ridden in the wet before, so I was quite nervous.”
Q2: Favourite part about racing at the mount?
“Favourite part is the great atmosphere in and around the paddock, with great road racing fans.”
Q3: Favourite section of Scarborough course?
“Jefferies Jumps has to be my favourite section of the course.”
Q4: Best moment thus far at Scarborough?
“I enjoyed winning the 600 B races on my first visit to the mount, but I was over the moon with making the top 10 in the 600 A race at the next meeting (Barry Sheene Festival Powered by Suzuki), with all the big name riders there.”
Q5: All time Scarborough racing hero?
“Guy Martin, as he was the one to beat there for a while.”
Q6: Is there one machine in particular that you would like to race at Scarborough?
“I’d love a chance to pilot a 250 GP bike around there.”
Q7: One word to describe Oliver’s Mount?
Q8: Most respected racing rival at Scarborough?
“Don’t really have a rival at the Mount yet, but hopefully that will change with racing starting there again this season.”
Words by Stevie Rial