Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Arnie Shelton

Formerly part of the British 125, Supersport championship series, a roads debutant last month at the Manx Grand Prix, going onto finish an excellent fourth in the Newcomers A race, Lincolnshire’s Arnie Shelton is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News worldwide popular ten questions challenge.

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

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“Manx GP/Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“Honda RS125”

Q3: What’s the best part of competing on the roads?

“The ultimate challenge of competing on the TT circuit.”

Q4: TT, North West 200 or Ulster Grand Prix?

“I’d say different, Manx Grand Prix.”

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“Curtis Wright, Simon Low, Sam Hornsey, Ed Rendell, Tom Carne.”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“Building my own bike and engine to compete at the Manx GP, and rolling down the mountain from the 33rd to governors when out of fuel on my road bike.”

Q7: Is their one place or country in the world, where you would like to see a roads meeting held?

“England”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“Michael Dunlop, John McGuinness, many others.”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“125/250 GP.”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Fastest lap definitely. I’m a Sunday racer and I’m not very good at qualifying.”

Words by Stevie Rial

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