Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – James Hind

Amongst the most impressive Mountain Course newcomers of this years Manx Grand Prix, 18 years old James Hind who finished runner up in last Monday’s Newcomers B race, is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News ten questions challenge.

One of the youngest racers in the modern era to secure a Manx GP podium finish, his answers to the popular series of questions are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“Manx Grand Prix”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“1992 TZ 250 Yamaha or my dad’s 2009 RS 125 Honda.”

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

“The best part is riding the bike.”

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

“Having only competed on the Mountain Course, the TT.”

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“Dan Frear”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“Coming second in the Newcomers B Manx GP, and knowing I was leading at times.”

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

“Yes, Caistor High street!”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“Robert Dunlop”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?


Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Fastest lap”

Words by Stevie Rial