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Motor Racing in Scarborough Celebrates 70 Years

Motor Racing in Scarborough Celebrates 70 Years

Published by the Yorkshire Coast Radio News Team at 2:20pm 25th January 2016.

Scarborough's Oliver's Mount is celebrating its 70th anniversary year of hosting motorsport events.

 

It's also the 50th year the Auto 66 Club has put on events at the track.

 

This year, there are four two-day events at the circuit - which means the Cock O' the North event in June will run over the whole weekend.

 

Organisers say this will bring more racers and visitors to Scarborough.

 

At a conference, they've also revealed all four main events will get full coverage on Eurosport.

 

Here is the full list of what's happening in 2016:

 

16th - 17th April - Spring Cup Bob Smith Road Races


30th April - Classic Car Rally


1st – 2nd May - Festival Speed (subject to change because of clash with Tour de Yorkshire)


18th - 19th June - Cock O’ the North Road Races & European Bike Rally


23rd - 24th July - Barry Sheene Races & Japanese Bike Rally Festival


21st August - National Hill Climb


24th - 25th September - 66th Steve Henshaw International Gold Cup


9th October - Oliver’s Mount Bike Hill Climb

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