An IRRC Supersport points finisher in 2018 at Hengelo, Terlicko, Chimay, Horice and Frohburg, next generation French roads competitor Quentin Limousin is next to take part in Road Racing News acclaimed, Manx GP Top 6 series.
Chateauroux’s Limousin who acquired a top 10 finish in last year’s Newcomers A race won by fellow countryman Pierre Yves Bian, 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 first thought was finally I’m there.”
Q2: Most memorable Manx GP bike?
“1000 VTR SP1 Honda.”
Q3: Most treasured memory from the Manx?
“Not obvious because there are several. From a motorcycle point of view my first laps alone when I got to the mountain. The Sun was shining, hiding behind my open gas bubble.
I almost couldn’t hear the sound of my bike anymore, just the sound of the wind in my helmet alone with my bike and the mountain and this sunset. Magnificent.”
Photo by Nick Wheeler
Q4: Is there one specific Manx GP competitor that you look up to?
“For me each rider deserves respect. I can’t choose one.”
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 new Aprilia RSV4 or an old motorcycle such as the GSXR 750 Suzuki that competes at the Classic TT.”
Words by Stevie Rial