Sheene meet seesthe return of racing at Oliver’s Mount

AFTER ALMOST TWO years of waiting, action returned to Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough, in July, for the last remaining road race in England.

The Barry Sheene Memorial Classic witnessed a historic moment as the famous track came alive to the sound of racing.

A record crowd of 15,000 eager spectators flooded in, backing the new club and new organisation which has brought the historic racetrack back from the ashes.


Legendary TT rider and joint president of the new club, Mick Grant, gave an emotional speech from the new podium: “We couldn’t let this track fall into the history books, it means so much to me, Eddie Roberts the joint president and the rest of the club.

“We can’t thank the fans enough for showing us their support.

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