The first ever Russian MGP exponent, St Petersburg’s Danila Krasniuk is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News widely acclaimed Manx GP Top 6 series.
A top five finisher at this month’s KDM Hire Cookstown 100, the history maker’s 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?
“The first thought after the first lap is that this track is impossible to remember, it changes like a magic forest, you have to try very hard to survive here.”
Photo by Tracey Harrison
Q2: Most memorable Manx GP bike?
“I remember a wild Honda classic, number 18, 4 cylinders. Their camp was not far from ours. When this motorcycle started, my ears were bleeding!”
Q3: Most treasured memory from the Manx?
“It is very difficult to single out one thing. There were so many incredible moments. But still one thing can be distinguished, this route introduces you to hypnosis. I have not seen such an effect anywhere.”
Q4: Is there one specific Manx GP competitor that you look up to?
“Pierre Yves Bian, I’d previously before the Manx met him at Imatra.”
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?
“Any new Superbike, especially a Honda.”
Words by Stevie Rial