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Manx GP Top 6: Francesco Curinga

European Hill Climb Supersport Champion in 2017, one of only two Italian TT/MGP rostrum finishers during the 2010’s, Sanremo based Francesco Curinga is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News rising in popularity, Manx GP Top 6 series.

Runner-up in both of last August’s Lightweight Manx GP races, 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?

“The dream is coming true and now I can start having fun.”

Q2: Most memorable Manx GP bike?

“My Honda CBR 600.”

Q3: Most treasured memory from the Manx?

“The audience applause for the Lightweight (Manx GP) podium.”

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

“I have respect for all racers.”

Photo by Mark Corlett

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?

“It’s fun with any bike.”

Words by Stevie Rial