Road Racing News

Sidecar Ten Questions Challenge – Mick Alton

Quickest newcomer drivers wise of TT 2016, three times a top 15 TT finisher, Australian three wheeling Mountain Course hero Mick Alton is the next competitor to take part in Road Racing News Sidecar equivalent, of the popular ten questions challenge.

Mick’s answers to the series of questions are as follows:

Q1: Favourite Roads Meet?

“Has to be the TT.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Engine?

“Suzuki ones, very reliable.”

Q3: Best roads moment thus far?

“TT 2016, fastest newcomers and 13th in race 1.”

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

“Would love to see Sidecars back at Bathurst.”

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Q5: Most respected fellow driver?

“John Holden”

Q6: Three Wheeling Hero?

“My passenger Chrissie Clancy, inspirational!”

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

“It’s more of a natural environment than circuit racing, requires a higher level of concentration and adaptability, also a higher level and trust between driver and passenger.”

Q8: Three words to describe sidecar racing?

“Exhilarating, terrifying and so much fun.”

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

“Dave Molyneux”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Fastest lap”

Words by Stevie Rial