Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Gary Graves

Runner up in the Senior Support B race of the 2013 Cookstown 100, former TT competitor Gary Graves is the next racer to take on Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.

Competing presently alongside son Owen at circuits including Oliver’s Mount, his answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“Yamaha R6”

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

“For me it’s the respect the riders give each other, and they are always on hand to help each other out.”

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

“The TT”

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“Mark Goodings”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“Me and my son Owen racing alongside each other at the Oliver’s Mount meetings, and at Aberdare Park.”

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

“A Macau style meeting somewhere in England, would be mega.”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“Martin Finnegan”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Supersport”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Fastest lap, even if you don’t win it tells your rivals you was on it.”

Words by Stevie Rial

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