Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Glenn Harrison

Set to step up to the TT Races this year, ‘Tommy Club’ member Glenn Harrison is the next rider to take part in Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.

Seventh in the Junior and Senior Manx GP races of 2017, the Manxman’s answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“Would have to be Manx Grand Prix. Only other roads events I have competed at, where the Billown based Post TT races/Southern 100.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“I enjoy the 600 Suzuki I have rode for the past 8 years, but the Honda RS 125 I started on was a lot of fun too!”

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

“I love getting to race on roads I drive to work on! The excitement and thrill of going so fast between walls and hedges, nothing like it.”

Photo by Nick Wheeler

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

“TT, looking forward to this year.”

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“I have a lot of respect for everyone who takes part in road racing, I also have a lot of close friends I enjoy competing against.

I would also have to say I have a lot of respect for my brother Nathan, who has fought back to race fitness after serious injury through hard work and determination. Although he does have a screw loose!”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“Lapping at over the 120 mph mark at last years Manx Grand Prix, enabling me to join the ‘Tommy Club’.”

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

“I would like the Jurby Roads meet to make a comeback as it’s close to home, plus I never got the chance to race it.”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“Probably Joey Dunlop, I liked the way he was so laid back and got the job done.”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Would have to be Supersport as haven’t as yet had chance to ride a big bike.”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Fastest lap, like the thought of being a lap record holder.”

Words by Stevie Rial

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