Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – James Buchanan

A top 15 finisher in this years Newcomers A Manx Grand Prix, additionally in 2018 26th within the Supersport B race of July’s Southern 100, Northampton’s James Buchanan is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News worldwide popular, ten questions challenge.

Nicknamed ‘The Loose Cannon’, his answers to the popular series of questions are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“Manx Grand Prix”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“Triumph 675”

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

“The respect all the riders have for each other.”

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

“Ulster Grand Prix”

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“Ben Shuttlewood. Very talented rider and always happy to help, I actually borrowed parts off his spare bike this year at the Manx GP.”

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“Dive bombing my team mate on the last corner of the Southern 100 course.”

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

“London”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“Michael Rutter”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Supersport”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Pole position”

James would like to add a huge thanks to his series of sponsors including lead sponsor Architectural Coatings Ltd, that have allowed him in recent years, to compete at roads meetings including the Manx Grand Prix.

Words by Stevie Rial

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