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Manx GP Top 6: Gaz Evans

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?

“Unreal”

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

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