Multiple prospective Oliver’s Mount racing debutants travelled to Scarborough on Sunday, gaining first hand knowledge about the unique challenge that awaits them at the two day Spring Cup meeting.
Passing on tips, knowledge in abundance from his years racing around England’s sole active roads circuit was former Steve Henshaw Gold Cup top five finisher, Oliver’s Mount Racing Riders Representative Keith Pringle.
In total there was seven racers in attendance that are planning to make this month, their North Yorkshire real roads debuts. They are as follows:
Neil Mason – A newcomer last year to Billown, took 22nd in the opening Southern 100 Super Twins race.
Marcus Thatchell – Set to join the pure roads scene for the first time, Thatchell is entered on a VFR 400 Honda.
Paul Magnay – Magpie Racing’s Magnay, carries a racing CV which includes podium finishes at the Croft Battle of Britain event.
Dean Radcliff – Road Runner MC supported Radcliff is amongst the 40 plus strong Super Twins entry.
Craig Szczypek – A Thundersport GB rostrum finisher, Szczypek competes this month under his team’s 2ZS Racing banner.
Jack Turner – Kettering’s Turner enjoys support for his maiden Scarborough racing tenure from Turners of Bytham, Grafton Libraries and Woodland Forge.
Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou