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Sidecar Ten Questions Challenge – Shaun Parker

Recently confirmed to link up with Germany’s Mike Roscher, for competition in this years Sure Sidecar TT races, highly respected three wheeling passenger Shaun Parker, is the next competitor to take part in Road Racing News Sidecar equivalent, of the popular ten questions challenge.

Three times a top six TT finisher, his answers to the series of questions, are as follows:

Q1: Favourite Roads Meet?

“Isle of Man TT.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Engine?

“Got to say Yamaha engines, as had best results with them, and fewest problems with them over the years.”

Q3: Best roads moment thus far?

“Finishing in 5th place, in the second Sure Sidecar race of TT 2016, along the way achieving a 111 mph lap.”

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

“North West 200, a real ballsy fast circuit.”

Q5: Most respected fellow passenger?

“Mike Aylott, still manages podiums, despite looking through blood stained visors and racing on with nose injuries.”

Q6: Three Wheeling Hero?

“Got to be Tony Baker, I’ve only had the pleasure of riding with him once but so smooth, great chassis builder and still achieving great results, he’s been out there riding hard and fast for years.”

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

“The pure back to basics of it, white lines, manhole covers, riding the crest of one bump to another from the tree roots!”

Q8: Three words to describe sidecar racing?

“Passionate, fast, bespoke.”

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

“Results speak for my choice here, it’s got to be Dave Molyneux.”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Fastest lap”

Words by Stevie Rial

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