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Buff to Partner Oliver's Mount Racing for 2016

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Oliver's Mount Racing have announced a new partnership with Buff for 2016.

Oliver’s Mount road race circuit is England’s only natural ‘road’ race track. Situated just five minutes from Scarborough’s town centre, the races have been likened to a ‘miniature TT by the seaside’. Edge of your seat racing, the closest action seen at any race venue, friendly locals and a stunning setting are all key features of a race weekend at Oliver’s Mount.

Importantly, for the racers, the 2.43 mile track has always been regarded as a challenging, tight and twisty circuit, which tests their skills to the maximum. With a racing heritage that dates back to 1946, Oliver’s Mount Race Circuit has a rich history of motor racing and has seen many of the great riders race at ‘The Mount’ over the years.

Buff®, the original multifunctional headwear was the brain child of a keen off-road trials motorcyclist from Spain, who realised there was a need for a multifunctional garment that could be worn on and around his head while out riding in any and all conditions. Having worked in the textile industry for over 25 years manufacturing knitted collars and cuffs for the most popular football shirt brands in Europe, Juan Rojas set about creating a functional garment that could be worn in all manner of ways, replacing the need for separate items of head and neck wear. Juan called his product Buff® as a derivation of the Spanish word ‘bufanda’ meaning scarf.

In 1998, Buff® entered a team into the Eco-Challenge adventure race and by the end of the event most of the participants had either requested or were wearing an Original Buff®. Since then, Buff® headwear has become a standard accessory for all adventure racers and athletes, and has been worn by contestants on the CBS Survivor series, Raid Gaulouises and Southern Traverse events.

Marketing director Scott Beaumont said:
"Having Buff partner the circuit is fantastic for Oliver's Mount and the fans who visit our circuit. The support and promotion Buff will provide us means we can continue to grow the venue and the sport of road racing to a much larger audience."

Rosanne Leathers, Buff UK commented:
"We are delighted to be involved with Oliver's Mount for 2016, being a part of the history as one of the only road race tracks left in the UK is truly exciting, not to mention supporting all the local riders.  As BUFF® Headwear products are well known in the bike market it will be a great chance to just hang out with the riders and spectators, giving them the get to know BUFF® a bit more and show them all the ways to wear a BUFF®! Bring on the season and we'll see you June 18th-19th!" 

Oliver's Mount will host 4 events throughout 2016 at the iconic roads circuit in Scarborough:

  • Bob Smith Spring Cup - 16th/17th April
  • Cock O'The North - June 18th/19th
  • Barry Sheene Festival powered by Suzuki - July 23rd/24th
  • Steve Henshaw Gold Cup - September 24th/25th 

Buff to Partner Oliver's Mount Racing for 2016 Reviewed by Editor on 10:39:00 Rating: 5

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