Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Darryl Tweed

Runner up in last years Newcomers A Manx Grand Prix, the highly rated Darryl Tweed is the next, next generation road racer to take part in Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.

The Ballymoney racer’s answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“Armoy or Tandragee”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“BMW S1000RR”

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

“The best part is getting to blast down closed roads, using every inch and sometimes a wee bit more.”

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

“TT or Ulster, both are amazing tracks to experience.”

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“I respect all my fellow competitors they are all as one. But Seamus Elliott stands out for the help he has gave me, and for the determination he showed to get back out after his serious accident.”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“Best moment for me so far was my first race win, in the Isle of Man in 2016 at the Southern 100.”

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

“I would like to see a race held in Ballymoney, close to the town.”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“Adrian Archibald is my racing hero.”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Would have to say Supersport.”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“All day fastest lap.”

Words by Stevie Rial