Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Doug Snow

Third in the 2015 Junior Classic TT, long term Mountain Course campaigner Doug Snow, who’s racing CV also includes a rostrum finish from the 2003 Tower Insurance Junior Classic Manx Grand Prix, is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News worldwide popular ten questions challenge.

A highly skilled exponent of yesteryear, two stroke machinery, his answers to the popular series of questions are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“Not one of the national roads meetings but the Belgium meetings are good, the long circuit at Chimay is a lot of fun.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“Favourite bike I’ve raced is my RS125 Honda. One’s I wish I’d ridden would be the Britten and the Exactweld, love inventive engineering in racing.”

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

“Best part about the roads is the friends you make.”

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

“Would have to be the TT/Manx GP, never been to the North West 200 and after two attempts never managed to start a race at the Ulster GP.”

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“John Goodall, great racer, engineer and a gentleman.”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“First replica finish at the Manx GP in 1998, and to top it off my dad, brother and I picked up the team award as well.”

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

“Anywhere and everywhere, there’s hardly a place I go where I can’t see a nice bit of race track!”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“Joey Dunlop”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Neither give me a proper racing bike any day.”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Fastest lap”

Words by Stevie Rial