Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Dave Corlett

Fourth and fifth respectively within the Lightweight Manx GP’s of 2013 and 2014, a former Southern 100 rostrum finisher, 400 specialist Dave Corlett is the next rider to take part in Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.

A true stalwart of the Manx roads scene, his answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“The Southern 100.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“My Honda NC 30, it’s an ex Honda Britain machine, that was previously piloted by Phillip McCallen.”

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

“The buzz you get.”

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


Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“Dave Taylor”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“Battling with Dave Taylor in 2014 at the Southern 100, for a rostrum finish, within the opening 125/400 race.”

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


Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“Joey Dunlop”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?


Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Fastest lap”

Words by Stevie Rial