Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Daniel Capper

25th, 22nd within the Super Twin races of last years Southern 100, planning to tackle this August for the first time the Manx Grand Prix, Manchester based Daniel Capper is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.

Still a relative newcomer to closed roads competition, his answers to the popular series of questions are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“My favourite national road race is the Southern 100, I like the laid back atmosphere and the circuit is mint!”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“Favourite race bike is the Manx Norton not really interested in the modern stuff.”

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

“Best part of competing on the roads is the characters you meet and the big flat out corners.”

Photo by Jim Gibson

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

“I’ve never been to the North West 200 or Ulster GP so has to be the TT.”

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“Most respected rival is Jonathan Perry, when I started racing Jono was already winning and helped me out a lot.”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“Best roads moment so far has got to be the 2017 Southern 100, a week of sunshine and the racing was mint.”

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

“I’d like to see a road race held in Derbyshire, UK. It would save a fortune on ferries and there my favourite roads, so I wouldn’t have to learn them.”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“I’ve never really followed any road racing until I started doing it myself, but everyone’s heard of the Dunlop’s and I like the way Michael runs his own bikes.”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Superbike, especially now they are running the Kramer at the TT.”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Fastest lap, it gives you a lot of confidence and decent results normally follow.”

Words by Stevie Rial

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