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Ten Questions Challenge – Jason Markham

Tenth within last years Senior Classic TT, finishing in front of the likes of Cameron Donald, Dan Cooper and Nick Jefferies, seventh in the Newcomers B Manx Grand Prix of 2013, Super Twin, yesteryear machinery specialist Jason Markham is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.

Jason’s answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“Isle of Man Mountain Course events.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“Used to be the 500 Suter, but I’ve recently seen the Kramer 650, that is a thing of beauty.”

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

“The rawness of it all but particularly in the Isle of Man when it’s just you, the road and the stop watch.”

Photo by Nick Wheeler

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

“TT”

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“Steve Ferguson”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“Finishing 10th in the 2017 Junior Classic TT, 3rd privateer, just in front of Cam Donald.

It was on a 350 Honda that I literally finished building the night after first practice. After building it from scratch it was the best handing K4 I’ve ridden so far.”

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

“Gloucestershire, the A417 from Gloucester to Ledbury would be amazing to have a road race on, I’m not sure how to link it back around but that stretch of road is like some in the Isle of Man, and would be fantastic.”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“Steve Plater”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Supersport”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Fastest lap”

Words by Stevie Rial

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