Multiple former and current Oliver’s Mount stars are set to take part in a unique parade lap at the 66th Scarborough Gold Cup, which is titled the parade of stars.
Riders confirmed to appear include the legendary 15 times world champion Giacomo Agostini, eight times world champion Phil Read MBE and six times world champion Jim Redman MBE.
Plus Mick Grant, Chas Mortimer, Roger Burnett, Trevor Nation, Eddy Roberts, John Cooper, Steve Tonkin, Alex George, Mark Phillips, Steve Parrish, 1993 Formula 1 TT winner Nick Jefferies and 1996 Gold Cup winner Dean Ashton.
The most winning rider around the mount Ian Lougher also takes part in the parade lap, whilst the famous Dunlop name is represented by 13 times TT winner Michael Dunlop, Irish road race Supersport champion William Dunlop and Scarborough newcomer Gary Dunlop.
Super Twins lap record holder Ivan Lintin, Dan Kneen who made an impressive Oliver’s Mount debut at last years Gold Cup and reigning Steve Henshaw International Gold Cup champion Dean Harrison finalise the world class line up.
With just 12 days till the 66th Gold Cup meeting, anticipation is building for what’s set to be a thrilling two days of pure road racing competition on the 24th to the 25th of September.
Words by Stevie Rial