Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – James Chawke

Next up to take on the Road Racing News ten questions challenge, is one of Irish road racing’s most popular racers James Chawke.

James answers to the roads themed questions, are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“It has to be the Tandragee 100.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“Carl Roberts ZX6 Kawasaki.”

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Q3: Whats the best part of competing on the roads?

“The whole thing really, I just love getting your head down on a closed road, and the support from all the people.”

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

“It would have to be the TT, I’d love to give it a go some time.”

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“Sean Connolly”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“Winning the Junior Support race in Armoy, and becoming Irish champion in 2016.”

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

“It would be nice to see my local road race back again in Athea, County Limerick.”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“Robert Dunlop”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Supersport, fast and control able.”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Fastest lap, it shows your going well in a race and it’s the race results that count.”

Words by Stevie Rial