Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Joe Loughlin

Next to take on Road Racing News, ten questions challenge is reigning Irish road race Junior Support and Senior Support champion, Joe Loughlin.

14 times a race winner last season, his answers to the questions are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“Faugheen 50 where the 600 is on the back wheel a lot.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“My Kawasaki ER6 Super Twin.”

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

“The jumps, bumps and high average speed of the courses.”

Photo by Rod Neill

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

“Ulster Grand Prix for the high speed corners.”

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“Luke Johnston”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“Leading the 2016 Ulster Grand Prix Super Twin race on the first lap, from the back of the grid.”

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

“Monaghan so I don’t have far to travel.”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“Ian Hutchinson”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Supersport until I ride a Superbike.”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Fastest lap, that’s what counts.”

Words by Stevie Rial