Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Derek McGee

2015 Ulster GP Super Twins race winner, 2016 Faugheen 50 Grand Final winner, plus the fastest newcomer to Billown in 2017, reigning Irish road race Super Twins, Supersport and Superbike champion Derek McGee, is the next rider to take part in Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.

Set to return to the TT Races this year, his answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“So hard to pick just one, Walderstown is close to my heart because its my home track, and Faugheen because of great atmosphere.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“Love riding them all, but if I was to just pick 1, it would be my ZX10RR Kawasaki.”

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

“Best part is the relaxed nature and atmosphere, plus the buzz when competing.”

Photo by Rod Neill

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

“Ulster Grand Prix”

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“William Dunlop, had some great dices with him, great rider who’s had some great achievements.”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“Winning the Ulster GP Super Twins race in 2015.”

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

“Would love to see the old Fore track return to the calendar, I know it’s not a new race but it’s near home, and would love a chance to race it.”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“Joey Dunlop and Richard Britton.”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Supersport”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Fastest lap”

Words by Stevie Rial

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