Third within the 2016 Newcomers A MGP, leading Cumbria roads talent Wayne Humble is next to take part in Road Racing News, rising in popularity Manx GP Top 6 series.
Humble who has enjoyed great support over the years from the iconic Michelin brand, 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?
“I did a lot of homework learning the course and set off down Bray Hill quite confident, I knew where I was going but was totally overwhelmed by the speed of the place but came in with the biggest grin on my face.”
Q2: Most memorable Manx GP bike?
“Yamaha R6, best bike I’ve ever had full stop.”
Q3: Most treasured memory from the Manx?
“Without a doubt getting on the podium in 2016, its an achievement to complete a Manx GP but to get on the podium was a real special moment, even led for a lap or so!”
Q4: Is there one specific Manx GP competitor that you look up to?
“Every man or woman that chooses to take part, still say the Mountain Course is the ultimate test of man and machine so anyone that takes part deserves the respect.”
Photo by Nick Wheeler
Q5: Describe the Manx GP in one word?
“There isn’t a word to describe it but it’s the best thing I’ve ever done and cherish every moment of it.”
Q6: Finally, if you could race one machine from any series, championship around the Mountain Course, what would it be?
“Probably a works RC30 (Honda) or Hizzy’s RC45 (Honda).”
Words by Stevie Rial