Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – David Tetley

Multi times a yesteryear class winner at Circuit De Chimay, lead newcomer in August’s Bennetts Senior Classic TT, Selby’s David Tetley is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News worldwide popular, ten questions challenge.

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

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“Chimay in Belgium, not the most technical track but I have had good results there and it’s a lovely relaxed atmosphere.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“MZ RE250 or Konig 500, both amazing technical achievements for different reasons.”

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

“Friendship within the paddock which leads to good respectful racing on track.”

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

“Classic TT if that counts. The Mountain Course is so iconic and known about by people who aren’t even into motorcycles.”

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“It depends which class I ride in to who I have to compete with. Probably Will Loder or Ben Cole this year.”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“20th in the Senior Classic TT and best newcomer, I won a few races at Chimay but a solid finish on the Mountain Course can’t really be topped!”

Photo by Nick Wheeler

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

“As I’m not particularly well travelled and being a Yorkshireman, I’m going to say Scarborough because of it’s current situation. I’d like to see racing return here.”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“It changes by the day as there’s so many to choose from. All the usual suspects but to give one answer today I’ll say Santiago Herrero on the monocoque Ossa.”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Neither, Grand Prix bike any day.”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Fastest lap, a pole doesn’t always materialise to much!”

Words by Stevie Rial

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