Seventh on the all time list in terms of TT race finishes, Jim Hodson who has competed across four different decades at the Isle of Man TT, is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.
Runner up within the 2002 Lightweight 400 TT, his answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows:
Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?
Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?
“That’s got to be my BMW S1000RR.”
Q3: What’s the best part of competing on the roads?
“It is the atmosphere of racing on a public road.”
Q4: TT, North West 200 or Ulster Grand Prix?
“It’s definitely the TT.”
Q5: Most Respected Rival?
“I respect everyone that competes on the roads.”
Q6: Best roads moment thus far?
“My best moment racing on the roads, was finishing 2nd within the 2002 Lightweight 400 TT.”
Q7: Is their one place or country in the world, where you would like to see a roads meeting held?
“I would like to see a road race held on the country around my local village, just outside of Wigan.”
Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?
Q9: Supersport or Superbike?
“Superbike, when it’s doing what it should be.”
Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?
Words by Stevie Rial