Road Racing News

Sidecar Ten Questions Challenge – Jake Lowther

Equally accomplished around Oliver’s Mount and the Mountain Course, talented three wheeling passenger Jake Lowther is the next competitor to take part in Road Racing News, Sidecar equivalent of the popular ten questions challenge.

Confirmed to compete again alongside Alan Founds at TT 2018, his answers to the series of questions, are as follows:

Q1: Favourite Roads Meet?

“Got to be the TT nothing else compares to it.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Engine?

“One that stays in one piece! If I had to pick I would have to say Honda engines.”

Q3: Best roads moment thus far?

“Coming 4th at the TT last year and joining a select group of three wheeling competitors, to have lapped the Mountain Course at over 115 mph.”

Q4: Out of the current roads meets, is their one event in particular where you would like to see Sidecars compete?

“Not to sure, maybe the North West 200.”

Q5: Most respected fellow passenger?

“Most respected passenger I would say is Tom Peters.”

Q6: Three Wheeling Hero?

“My Sidecar hero would have to be my dad, if it wasn’t for him I wouldn’t be racing.”

Q7: What’s the best part about competing on the roads?

“The thrill you feel when blasting through 30 mph speed zones at 140 plus, is just unreal.”

Q8: Three words to describe sidecar racing?

“Fun, crazy, teamwork.”

Q9: In your opinion, who is the greatest Sidecar TT racer of all time?

“Got to be Dave Molyneux.”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Fastest lap”

Words by Stevie Rial

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