Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Darran Creer

Tenth within the 2010 Newcomers A Manx Grand Prix, recent winner of the support race at the Pre TT Classic races, experienced Manx roads exponent Darran Creer is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.

Darran’s answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“Jurby South road races, unfortunately is no longer held, so I’d say Mountain Course events now.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“The Britten race bike, far ahead of it’s time, very fast and handmade!”

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

“It simply can’t be put into words!”

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

“Without, doubt, TT.”

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“I’d have to say my Dad Jimmy, who’s 70 this year and still racing.”

Photo by Jim Gibson

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“There are a few, competing in my first Manx GP, winning the Senior Support race twice at Billown but I’d say getting a replica trophy from my newcomers Manx GP race in 2010, tops it.”

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

“As long as we have road racing here on the island (Isle of Man), I’m happy.”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“Simon Beck, caught everyone up through the twisty parts of the Mountain Course on a private Kawasaki. He would have blitzed everyone for years on that RC45 Honda.”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Superbike!”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“I’m never on pole position, so I’ll say fastest lap!!!”

Words by Stevie Rial

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