Lead Kawasaki mounted competitor in the opening Ultra Lightweight race of the 2019 MGP, East Sussex’s Lloyd Collins is next to take part in Road Racing News rising in popularity, Manx GP Top 6 series.
Collins who first sampled Manx affiliated roads action in 2018, going onto place 11th within the Newcomers A race, 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?
“Everything I’d hoped and more, apart from the weather!”
Q2: Most memorable Manx GP bike?
“Only having ridden a CBR600 (Honda) and ZXR400 (Kawasaki) its a tricky one. The CBR600 handles like a dream but the ZXR400 sitting on the limit for the guts of a lap is probably more memorable.”
Q3: Most treasured memory from the Manx?
“Probably getting the bikes prepped for evening practice with my best mate ready to ride around the greatest circuit in the world.”
Photo by Nick Wheeler
Q4: Is there one specific Manx GP competitor that you look up to?
“Too many to list!”
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?
“A Honda RS250 would certainly be at the top of the list!”
Words by Stevie Rial