2017 Irish Road Race 125/Moto 3 Champion, 2012 Super Twins MGP winner, the vastly respected Nigel Moore is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, rising in popularity Manx GP Top 6 series.
Fourth within the inaugural Junior Classic TT, an Ultra Lightweight 125 TT podium finisher, 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 just knew I would love it, racing were all the greats rode, loved every bit of it.”
Q2: Most memorable Manx GP bike?
“Has to be the Walter Kinvig Honda RS250.”
Photo by Nick Wheeler
Q3: Most treasured memory from the Manx?
“Most treasured times 1st year racing (2008) the 250 for Walter Kinvig, nearly won the race got a 10 second penalty finished 2nd, with a best lap of 113.883 mph and racing on Andrew Mitchell’s 350cc finishing 3rd in the 2012 Junior Classic race.”
Q4: Is there one specific Manx GP competitor that you look up to?
“It would have to be Neil Kent a good rider and a real nice man R.I.P.”
Q5: Describe the Manx GP in one word?
“Brilliant, every racer should have a go.”
Q6: Finally, if you could race one machine from any series, championship around the Mountain Course, what would it be?
“It would have to be the RC166 250 Honda from 1966.”
Words by Stevie Rial