Next rider to take on Road Racing News ten questions challenge, is one of the most popular Manx GP race winners of recent times, Derek Wilson.
The reigning Newcomers B Manx GP champion’s answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows:
Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?
“I’d have to say Skerries.”
Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?
“Has to be the RC30 Honda.”
Q3: What’s the best part of competing on the roads?
“The excitement, the friendship and buzz in the paddocks.”
Q4: TT, North West 200 or Ulster Grand Prix?
“Has to be the TT for me, but the Ulster GP is a very close 2nd.”
Q5: Most Respected Rival?
“Mr Dave Butler, I even managed to drive over him once.”
Q6: Best roads moment thus far?
“Winning last years Newcomers B Manx Grand Prix.”
Q7: Is their one place or country in the world, where you would like to see a roads meeting held?
“Cork. It’s a shame there’s no longer a roads meeting there.”
Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?
“Derek Sheils. Excited to see how he gets on this year on competitive machinery.”
Q9: Supersport or Superbike?
“It’s a tough one, but Superbike on account of all the Irish success lately.”
Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?
“Fastest lap, It’s better cause we can’t all get qualifying tyres.”
Words by Stevie Rial