Road Racing News

Manx GP Top 6: Noel Carroll

Fifth in last August’s Supersport encounter at the Munster 100, a podium finisher at Walderstown, national roads stalwart Noel Carroll is next to take part in Road Racing News, rising in popularity Manx GP Top 6 series.

Twice a top 55 Manx GP finisher, fifth within the 2014 Irish Road Race Senior Support Championship 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?

“First time I was at the Manx was 2004, it was a lot to get your head around at first with such speed difference compared to Irish road races but enjoyable at the same time.”

Q2: Most memorable Manx GP bike?

“The Yamaha R6 kindly donated by my good friend at TP Racing.”

Q3: Most treasured memory from the Manx?

“Too many to mention here.”

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

“Any racer who is out there competing deserves respect along with the crews, officials and marshals keeping the show going.”

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?

“Would love a spin around on a good Superstock machine.”

Words by Stevie Rial