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Interview Archive: Nuno Caetano

Here’s another classic Ten Questions Challenge interview from 2018, which this time features Portuguese road racing favourite Nuno Caetano.

Eighth within the 2011 Newcomers A Manx Grand Prix, his answers to the series of questions were as follows:

(Article first published 9th April 2018)

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“Jointly Oliver’s Mount + Horice events.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“ZX10R Kawasaki”

Q3: What’s the best part of competing on the roads?

“The buzz, the friendly paddocks and friendly fans.”

Q4: TT, North West 200 or Ulster Grand Prix?

“Jointly TT/Ulster Grand Prix.”

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“I didn’t really have any rivals on the roads. Main rival was myself. Did have some good on road battles though with David Hewson, Graham English and the late Paul Shoesmith.”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“The whole experience of the last TT, that I took part in 2015.”

Photo by Rod Neill

Q7: Is their one place or country in the world, where you would like to see a roads meeting held?

“For roads competition to return to Vila Real in Portugal.”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“The late Luis Carreira. Big fan as well of Dean Harrison, James Hillier and more recently Glenn Irwin & Peter Hickman.”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“For pure enjoyment Supersport, for pure buzz, the Superbike.”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Neither, safe return to the paddock with a smile on my face.”

Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou

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