One of the MGP’s great stalwarts, over three decades an event exponent, Andy Lovett is next to take part in Road Racing News Manx GP Top 6 series.
Holding an event CV which includes top five finishes, four top ten finishes and overall no less than 16 top 35 finishes, his 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?
“Is this actually legal.”
Q2: Most memorable Manx GP bike?
“The K4 750 Suzuki.”
Q3: Most treasured memory from the Manx?
“Being waved on in Ramsey after coming through to a fifth place finish (2012 Senior race), due to bad weather conditions.”
Q4: Is there one specific Manx GP competitor that you look up to?
“Got to be Bill Swallow.”
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?
Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou