Road Racing News

Oliver’s Mount Top 8: Wayne Humble

Overall quickest newcomer to North Yorkshire’s TT at the 2016 Spring Cup National Road Races, Cumbria’s Wayne Humble is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, growing in popularity Oliver’s Mount Top 8 series.

A top six finisher at the Barry Sheene Road Race Festival, the former Newcomers A Manx GP rostrum finisher’s answers to the Scarborough themed set of questions, are as follows:

Q1: First memory of Oliver’s Mount?

“Watching my dad race there in the mid 90’s.”

Q2: Favourite part about racing at the mount?

“Its just an awesome place to ride at and it scares me.”

Q3: Favourite section of Scarborough course?

“I love the whole circuit, to be honest it suits my style but if I was to pick one section it would probably be the jumps, no better feeling when you get them right.”

Q4: Best moment thus far at Scarborough?

“Finishing in the top 6 in a Supersport race, from a meeting in 2017 against some top quality riders. was quite proud of my self that day.”

Q5: All time Scarborough racing hero?

“Without a doubt it got to be my dad. I grew up watching him race around there and he achieved some great results around there, racing against the likes of Dean Ashton, Jason Griffiths and Nick Jefferies, who where on far superior machines.

But he held his own and to be honest it’s them memories that brought me to race at Scarborough.”

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

“RC45 Honda, my dream bike.”

Q7: One word to describe Oliver’s Mount?

“Scary”

Q8: Most respected racing rival at Scarborough?

“The late James Cowton, he was just awesome to watch and also to compete against, miss him loads.”

Words by Stevie Rial

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