Twice TT Privateers championship runner up, a consistent front runner at the Pre TT Classic races, Southern 100, Oliver’s Mount and Classic TT, Hebden Bridge’s Jamie Coward is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.
Set to make his International Road Racing Championship debut this year with Penz 13 BMW, his answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows:
Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?
“Tandragee, I only did it a couple of times and also had a big crash there, but I loved the club and the circuit was amazing.”
Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?
“Ted Wood’s Craven Manx Norton.”
Q3: What’s the best part of competing on the roads?
“The respect between riders and teams, plus the atmosphere.”
Q4: TT, North West 200 or Ulster Grand Prix?
“The TT but closely followed by the Ulster Grand Prix.”
Q5: Most Respected Rival?
“I don’t really have a rival. I respect everyone equally.”
Q6: Best roads moment thus far?
“Being the first person to do a 110 mph lap on a single cylinder classic machine, around the Mountain Course. Another highlight was my first top ten finish at the TT last year, finishing 8th in the Superstock race.”
Q7: Is their one place or country in the world, where you would like to see a roads meeting held?
“One at Hebden Bridge would be nice.”
Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?
Q9: Supersport or Superbike?
Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?
Words by Stevie Rial