Road Racing News

Manx GP Top 6: Andy Jackson

2019 Newcomers C MGP victor, PBR/Falcon Racing’s Andy Jackson is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, rising in popularity Manx GP Top 6 series.

Wirral’s Jackson who also last year in addition to his Newcomers Manx success, secured three top 3 finishes at Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough, answers to the Mountain Course themed set of questions are as follows:

Q1: When you first competed at the Manx, what was your first initial thought of the Mountain Course?

“I loved every minute of it. I had done a lot of homework as a newcomer and taken my time to get myself in a good position to learn the course, as a result it came really naturally and I could take steps forwards every lap.”

Q2: Most memorable Manx GP bike?

“The only bike I have raced there is the Falcon/PBR Honda NSF250 Moto 3 and it was mega!”

Q3: Most treasured memory from the Manx?

“Standing on the podium and sharing the win with the Falcon/PBR team. Everyone put so much effort in to get there.”

Photo by Mark Corlett

Q4: Is there one specific Manx GP competitor that you look up to?

“I’ve known Nathan Harrison for a few years from short circuits, to watch him take the double last year after the injuries he has come back from was incredible.”

Q5: Describe the Manx GP in one word?


Q6: Finally, if you could race one machine from any series, championship around the Mountain Course, what would it be?

“I’m really keen to get my leg over a 250 GP bike around there so John McGuinness Vimto Honda please!”

Words by Stevie Rial