Spring Cup: Stats/Facts Pack

Spring Cup: Stats/Facts Pack

As showcased in my previous article, Lee Johnston and Dean Harrison now have combined incredibly 117 victories at Oliver’s Mount.

Ashcourt Racing’s Johnston has triumphed on 18 occasions whilst Bob Smith Spring Cup winner Harrison took his race wins total to 99 just one shy of the iconic 100 mark.

Sidecar ‘King Pins’ Lee Crawford/Scott Hardie are now officially the second fastest driver/passenger duo in Oliver’s Mount Racing history, following a blistering top lap time of 1 minute 53.792 seconds, set during the second BDS Motorcycles Sidecars race.

Driver Crawford now has 16 Scarborough wins to his credit whilst passenger ups his victories total to 13.

Rising star at Scarborough Jim Hind, claimed no less than five top three finishes plus was one of just five racers to go sub 1 minute 49 seconds.

Bob Smith Spring Cup runner-up Davey Todd gave Wilson Craig Racing their first top five finishes at Scarborough since the 2012 Gold Cup meeting.

Lead Suzuki runner in terms of pace was prospective Manx GP competitor Daniel Forbes, lapping at 1 minute 52.220 seconds.

In total 38 competitors secured top 3 finishes through the weekend whilst a total of 13 racers recorded race wins including first time Scarborough victors Russell Brook and Rob Hodson.

Worth noting as well that 64 racers overall took part in the five lap Supersport races, showcasing the improving popularity of racing at one of the world’s most unique, prestigious road races Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough.

Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou

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