Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Derek Wilson

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

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