2006 Minibike European Champion Open category winner, an ex Italian Classic Championship race winner, Rimini racing favourite Tommaso Totti is the next competitor to take part in Road Racing News, rising in popularity Manx GP Top 6 series.
Carrying a Manx GP racing CV include which includes respective 7th, 17th place finishes within the Newcomers A, Senior encounters from 2010 and 2015, 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?
“During my first lap in 2010 I was impressed how fast this circuit is! After having seen hundreds of on-board videos the first lap in the real life is a unique experience. There isn’t a circuit all over the world that you can compare to the Mountain Course.”
Q2: Most memorable Manx GP bike?
“My favourite bike is the last one I raced in the MGP, the Kawasaki Ninja 600 of my great friend Daryl Blake. That bike was really fast!”
Q3: Most treasured memory from the Manx?
“My first race finishing in 7th position in the Newcomers race, winning a Replica. That’s one of the best moments of my entire racing career!”
Q4: Is there one specific Manx GP competitor that you look up to?
“I’ve found many great riders at the Manx and some of them have become good friends. I tried to learn something from all of them, especially from the riders faster than me.”
Q5: Describe the Manx GP in one word?
“Can’t be described in one word, it’s one of the best race meeting’s in the world.”
Q6: Finally, if you could race one machine from any series, championship around the Mountain Course, what would it be?
“I love two strokes so my biggest dream is racing a 250 Grand Prix bike around the Mountain. Fingers crossed to make it possible in the future!”
Words by Stevie Rial