15th, 17th in last August’s Junior, Senior MGP races, improving Yorkshire roads talent Gaz Evans is next to take part in Road Racing News rising in popularity, Manx GP Top 6 series.
A top three finisher at Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough, 14th within the 2013 Newcomers A Manx GP, 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 first thing I thought was it’s everything I wanted it to be and a lot scarier, my eyes were on stalks when I got back.”
Q2: Most memorable Manx GP bike?
“I have raced a ZX6 (Kawasaki) and that was nice but the CBR600 (Honda) I have raced the last 4 years is just a sweet little bus.”
Photo by Nick Wheeler
Q3: Most treasured memory from the Manx?
“Has to be last year getting 15th and 17th in Junior and Senior races.”
Q4: Is there one specific Manx GP competitor that you look up to?
“Has to be Tom Robinson one because he’s 6 FT 5 and I’m a short arse and two because what he’s been through and is still chomping at the bit to get back. Top lad.”
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?
“David Jefferies V&M Yamaha R1.”
Words by Stevie Rial