Road Racing News

Manx GP Top 6: Ben Shuttlewood

Next to take part in Road Racing News, rising in popularity Manx GP Top 6 series is Leicester roads exponent, KY-JAX Racing’s Ben Shuttlewood.

Shuttlewood who’s roads resume includes top three finishes at the Southern 100 and 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?

“Outstanding and how can this be legal, there is no experience like it.”

Q2: Most memorable Manx GP bike?

“For me the Triumph, such a nimble little bike, fun around and through the mountain section.”

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Q3: Most treasured memory from the Manx?

“I will never forget my first flying lap being full throttle across St Ninian’s and down Bray Hill, proper eye opener.”

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

“I have a big amount of respect for anyone that competes on the Mountain Course, it takes a level of discipline and respect.”

Q5: Describe the Manx GP in one word?

“Sensational”

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

“I think it would have to be a Honda RS 250 as they look incredible to ride properly.”

Words by Stevie Rial

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