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Manx GP Top 6: John Pilloud

15th within the 2017 IRRC Superbike Championship standing’s, leading Swiss road racer John Pilloud is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News rising in popularity, Manx GP Top 6 series.

A top six finisher from the 2018 Newcomers A race, 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?

“Just amazing, sensational.”

Q2: Most memorable Manx GP bike?

“The Suzuki from the first start in the Newcomers race.”

Q3: Most treasured memory from the Manx?

“The end of the Junior race when I found out that I had done a sub 20 minute lap.”

Photo by Nick Wheeler

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

“Yes Pierre Yves Bian, who succeeded in winning the Newcomers race.”

Q5: Describe the Manx GP in one word?

“Magic”

Q6: Finally, if you could race one machine from any series, championship around the Mountain Course, what would it be?

“A Suzuki!”

Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou

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