Aiming to make his Manx Grand Prix debut this year, KY-JAX Racing’s Ben Shuttlewood is the next rider to take on Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.
An accomplished exponent of Oliver’s Mount, his answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows:
Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?
Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?
“Triumph Daytona 675”
Q3: What’s the best part of competing on the roads?
“Best part is being right on the edge and still rubbing elbows, with your fellow racers.”
Q4: TT, North West 200 or Ulster Grand Prix?
Q5: Most Respected Rival?
“My most respected rival is James Field.”
Q6: Best roads moment thus far?
“Battling for Supersport B race wins last year, at the Cock O’The North Road Races at Oliver’s Mount.”
Q7: Is their one place or country in the world, where you would like to see a roads meeting held?
“The area where I would like to see a roads meeting held, is known to many as the ‘Charnwood TT’, a series of roads running from Leicester to Rutland to the border of Northampton, and then back through to Leicester.”
Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?
“Carl Fogarty, brilliant on both roads and short circuits.”
Q9: Supersport or Superbike?
Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?
Words by Stevie Rial