Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Brendan Fargher

The next rider to take on Road Racing News, ten questions challenge is Manx GP front runner Brendan Fargher.

The growing Mountain Course forces answers to the series of questions, are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“It has to be the international Southern 100 meeting, it’s a great fast and competitive circuit to race on.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“Favourite racing bike is the one I rode in 2016 & 2017 road meetings Post TT, Southern 100 & Manx Grand Prix. The Paul Smyth road racing Yamaha R6.”

Photo by Jim Gibson

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

“The best part for me is the thrill and excitement to go as fast as you can go on public roads, to drive on.”

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

“TT is the big one for me, I have loved watching for as long as I can remember and to be a competitor one day would be ace.”

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“I respect everyone I have raced against and had battles with Jamie Williams, Glenn Harrison, Michael Evans, Darryl Tweed etc.”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“Best moment racing has to be on the podium for finishing second 600 in the open 1000/600 southern 100 race of 2017.”

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

“It would be great to be able to race on the Jurby road race circuit what used to be run, but no longer does would be good to see it used again.”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“John McGuinness, I have grew up watching him setting new fastest laps and winning races through the years, and would be good to see if he can get back onto the top step again and match what Joey achieved.”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Supersport bike just because that is what I am racing at the moment, but would be amazing to be able to have ago at racing a Superbike one day.”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Has to be Fastest lap, just to be able to look back an see that you were the fastest person in that race.”

Words by Stevie Rial

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