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Manx GP Top 6: Stephen Parsons

Three times a rostrum finisher, ‘Tommy Club’ member, established modern era MGP titan Stephen Parsons is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, rising in popularity Manx GP Top 6 series.

Peoples Bike Team’s Parsons who finished runner-up within the Senior Manx GP encounters from 2018 and 2019, 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?

“Can’t believe I’m on this track/road, people like me shouldn’t be here I should be on the other side watching.”

Q2: Most memorable Manx GP bike?

“Has to be my current ZX6 (Kawasaki) never let me down, not the fastest but gets me to the end.”

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Q3: Most treasured memory from the Manx?

“Gotta be me and Matt Stevenson on the podium (2018 Senior Race), first and second nobody including ourselves ever thought that would happen.”

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

“Not one but Matt Stevenson for winning the Senior on his bike, I know just how slow that thing is plus he’s not the smallest lad and Nathan Harrison for doing the double after his injuries in only his second year, hats off to him.”

Q5: Describe the Manx GP in one word?

“Dream come true.”

Q6: Finally, if you could race one machine from any series, championship around the Mountain Course, what would it be?

“Ducati Moto GP bike, best bike on the best track.”

Words by Stevie Rial

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