Leading French roads force Pierre Yves Bian who’s impressive pure road racing CV includes IRRC Supersport triumphs at Imatranajo and Circuit De Chimay, is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News rising in popularity Manx GP Top 6 series.
The most recent Newcomers A Manx GP Champion, 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?
“My Initial thought was, it’s a dream & I’m proud to ride on this amazing course.”
Q2: Most memorable Manx GP bike?
“My Yamaha R6 from last year, from my first time competing.”
Q3: Most treasured memory from the Manx?
“My win in the Newcomers class & the evening just after with my team Martimotos & family for drinks and a few beers!”
Q4: Is there one specific Manx GP competitor that you look up to?
“I didn’t look up to other riders during my first time competing there, I was just focusing on me, beginning to understand the track (Mountain Course).
But after, I have admired Nathan Harrison performances, I have raced with him at the North West 200 and finished with him in top 15. He had a perfect Manx GP with two fantastic wins. Respect.”
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 fast Supersport bike would be very good over the Mountain part!”
Words by Stevie Rial