2016 Newcomers A MGP runner-up, Julian Trummer who’s gone onto secure to date seven top 30 TT finishes, including placing ninth in the Lightweight encounter from 2018, is the latest racer to take part in Road Racing News rising in popularity Manx GP Top 6 series.
Carrying an ever improving road racing CV which includes Supersport success at Frohburger Dreieck, 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?
“I was completely overwhelmed by the first speed controlled lap, after that I was stood in the pits and the fast boys on the classic superbikes flew past me exceeding 150 mph.
I was just shocked and terrified and instantly knew this is dead serious. Once I’ve done a lap on my own I could enjoy it eventually.”
Q2: Most memorable Manx GP bike?
“As its the only one I’ve ridden in the Manx GP, its the TC Racing Honda CBR600.”
Q3: Most treasured memory from the Manx?
“Gotta be finishing runner up in the newcomers race in 2016, a privilege to stand on that podium for sure!”
Photo by Nick Wheeler
Q4: Is there one specific Manx GP competitor that you look up to?
“Sebastian Witt as he is a proper big 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?
“I’d love to have a go on a Moto2 Triumph, I think with that sound it would be an experience.”
Words by Stevie Rial