Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Jamie Williams

A protege of four times TT winner Chris Palmer, rising Manx roads force Jamie Williams is the next rider to take part in Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.

The third place finisher in last years Junior Manx Grand Prix, answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“It’s got to be the southern 100! It’s just got a bit of everything really! It’s a proper race meeting.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“Definitely the Honda CBR 1000RR, that’s the next race bike on the list!”

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

“Just the sheer thrill of it, where else or in what other sport would you be brushing walls, hedges and trees at 160 mph?”

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

“With the Manx being close to the TT as I’ve been, I’ve got to say that, just unbelievable place to ride around (Mountain Course).”

Photo by Jim Gibson

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“How long can the list be! Brendan Fargher, Michael Evans, Brad Vicars.”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“My podium in the 2017 Junior Manx GP, what a feeling being pointed into the winners enclosure!”

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

“I think it would just be great to see more road racing circuits, pop up in the UK and Ireland.”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“To be honest I haven’t really got one particular hero, I’ve just always had a lot of respect for and admire the Likes of Milky (Richard) Quayle, Chris Palmer, Michael Rutter!

The lads are proper legends and I’ve had the opportunity to spend time with them all, and gain advice off them.”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Supersport as not ridden a Superbike yet!”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Hmm everyone loves a pole position don’t they! Shows your willing to push from the word go!”

Words by Stevie Rial

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