Manx GP Top 6: Sean Connolly

Manx GP Top 6: Sean Connolly

A podium finisher from the 2015 Newcomers B race, Kilkenny based Sean Connolly is next to take part in Road Racing News Manx GP Top 6 series.

Holding an MGP CV which additionally includes a creditable 12th place finish in the drama filled, entertaining Senior encounter of 2016, 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?

“It was long and I was glad I had done the explained section laps.”

Q2: Most memorable Manx GP bike?

“Suzuki SV650”

Q3: Most treasured memory from the Manx?

“Getting third (Newcomers B race) in my first year, after all the hard work of both me and my pit crew, my father Willie and my sister Nichola.”

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

“James Chawke because we started the journey together at the Manx Newcomers Weekend and he’s continuing what we both set out to do.”

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?

“ZX6 Kawasaki”

Photo credit: Nick Wheeler

Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou

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