Next racer to take on Road Racing News ten questions challenge, is a rider who in recent years has impressed many with his performances at Oliver’s Mount and the Manx Grand Prix, Kingston upon Hull’s Callum Ward.
Callum’s answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows:
Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?
“Would have to be Oliver’s Mount, as that’s where I did my first road race.”
Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?
“My Yamaha R6.”
Q3: What’s the best part of competing on the roads?
“The buzz, great atmosphere and everyone is friendly.”
Q4: TT, North West 200 or Ulster Grand Prix?
“It would have to be the TT, as thus far only done the Manx GP.”
Q5: Most Respected Rival?
“Don’t really have anyone in particular, suppose anyone who is in the front of me, in the races!”
Q6: Best roads moment thus far?
“It’s a hard one between my first win at Oliver’s Mount in 2016, at the Cock O’The North Road Races, or heading down Bray Hill for the first time at the Manx Grand Prix in 2015.”
Photo by Nick Wheeler
Q7: Is their one place or country in the world, where you would like to see a roads meeting held?
“Somewhere near Hull where I live, as some of the back roads would be great to race on.”
Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?
Q9: Supersport or Superbike?
“Never ridden a Superbike, so would have to be Supersport.”
Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?
“Has to be fastest lap, even if you didn’t win the race you was competing in, it’s great knowing you was the fastest over a single lap.”
Words by Stevie Rial