Another ambitious next gen roads competitor, Skelmersdale’s Grant Gaskell who placed an excellent fifth in the Newcomers A MGP of 2018 is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, rising in popularity Manx GP Top 6 series.
15th within last August’s Senior Manx Grand Prix, finishing in front of esteemed event exponents such as Ben Rea, Rad Hughes and Dave Butler, 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?
“Err I thought I knew were I was going but I clearly never so it was a little daunting for the first few laps.”
Q2: Most memorable Manx GP bike?
“Only ridden ZX6R (Kawasaki) so have to say that.”
Q3: Most treasured memory from the Manx?
“Just finishing is a nice feeling I suppose.”
Photo by Nick Wheeler
Q4: Is there one specific Manx GP competitor that you look up to?
“Got to be Dave Murphy, he’s a special guy in every way!”
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 thousand must be wild to ride but would like to try a nice Super Twin.”
Words by Stevie Rial