A top six finisher within the Lightweight Manx Grand Prix of 2006, a highly accomplished exponent of Billown and Oliver’s Mount, two stroke stalwart Chris Barratt is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.
Backing at this years Manx Grand Prix, recent Newcomers B race runner up James Hind, his answers to the popular series of questions are as follows:
Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?
“Favourite track/meeting is the Pre TT Classic races at Billown.”
Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?
“Best bike my 92 TZ 250 Yamaha.”
Q3: What’s the best part of competing on the roads?
“Best part about the roads is the respect and friendship competitors give.”
Q4: TT, North West 200 or Ulster Grand Prix?
“As I have only done the Manx, TT course wins.”
Q5: Most Respected Rival?
“Many respected riders, Brian Mateer/Stu Garton have been good to follow.”
Q6: Best roads moment thus far?
“Best roads moment, finishing at the Manx GP/Classic TT is always a fantastic result.”
Q7: Is their one place or country in the world, where you would like to see a roads meeting held?
“Scarborough, Oliver’s Mount, needs saving!!”
Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?
“Roads hero is Raymond McCullough.”
Q9: Supersport or Superbike?
“Superbike or early 500 GP’s.”
Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?
“Never had a pole, so fastest lap.”
Words by Stevie Rial