125/400 race two victor at the 2015 Southern 100, eighth within the following years Lightweight Manx Grand Prix, 400 machinery maestro Dave Taylor is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, worldwide popular ten questions challenge.
Dave’s answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows:
Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?
“Got to be the Manx GP.”
Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?
“My FZR 400 Yamaha.”
Q3: What’s the best part of competing on the roads?
“The adrenaline rush, fans cheering you on and the atmosphere in the paddocks.”
Q4: TT, North West 200 or Ulster Grand Prix?
“TT, for me nothing beats the Mountain Course.”
Q5: Most Respected Rival?
“Dave Corlett, we’ve had some really close battles with mutual respect, no dangerous moves just great racing.”
Q6: Best roads moment thus far?
“Winning at the Southern 100.”
Q7: Is their one place or country in the world, where you would like to see a roads meeting held?
“North Wales would be good, close to the ferry and some cracking roads, or Jurby South Road Races been bought back I love that track and led my first road race there.”
Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?
“Joey Dunlop and Peter Hickman his 135 lap was something special.”
Q9: Supersport or Superbike?
“I’ve never tried a Superbike but used to ride a full BSB spec 675 Triumph, that was a missile so Supersport for me.”
Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?
“Fastest lap for sure.”
Words by Stevie Rial