PHOTOS: Racing at Oliver's Mount in Scarborough in the 1990s

The news that racing will return to the Scarborough circuit later this year has been warmly welcomed by motorcycling fans around the country - here's a look back to action from more than 20 years ago.

Wednesday, 6th March 2019, 2:07 pm
Updated Wednesday, 6th March 2019, 2:13 pm
Racers on the start line in September 1993.
Racers on the start line in September 1993.

These photos from the Scarborough News archives show events at Oliver's Mount in the mid 1990s. To read more about what is to come in 2019, click here.

Good weather brought crowds to the meeting in May 1996.
Lee Pullen in action in April 1995's meeting at the track - but he crashed out of the action in race nine.
Allan McDonald leads the field coming into the farm bends in the 1995 Cock of the North race.
Oliver's Mount favourite Barry Sheene interviewed by a commentator in Scarborough in 1996.
Chris Palmer battles it out with Kenny Shepherd.
Scarborough rider Jeremy Goodall in action at the Spring Cup 125 National races in May 1996.
A driver recovers quickly, clipping a straw bale as he recovers from an error at Mere Hairpin in September 1995.
Chris Palmer leads Ian Lougher in a battle of the Honda 125s at the farm bends....but Lougher went on to win the race.
Terry Kermode rides his Suzuki T20 in the 350 Classic race in 1997.
Chris Palmer is high speed action at Oliver's Mount.
The first lap of the Senior National Race at Mere Hairpin in May 1996.
A few last-minute checks before the action gets underway at a meeting in 1997.
Cock o' the North race winner Jason Griffiths takes the final bend on his 750cc Honda RC45.
Crowds lap up the action at the Cock o' The North meeting in July 1997.
Jonty Rhodes, partner in Scarborough MG specialists Murray Scott Nelson, in a 1954 Austin Healey 100 at the Auto 66 Club Hill Climb event at Oliver's Mount in September 1995.
Racers on the start line in September 1993.