Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Joe Phillips

2011 Super Twins Manx Grand Prix runner up, additionally third within the previous years Ultra Lightweight Manx GP encounter, Belfast’s Joe Phillips is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, worldwide popular ten questions challenge.

Father of BSB points finisher Carl Phillips, his answers to the popular series of questions are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“Tandragee 100”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“Love the ER650 Kawasaki a real fun factor bike.”

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

“The late braking, cornering at speed, the adrenaline.”

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

“Has to be the Ulster Grand Prix, my local circuit.”

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“Anyone who has ago, fair play to them.”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

Best roads moment, has to be walking up that spiral staircase (Manx GP winners podium) in the Isle of Man, to think of the names that have done this makes me shiverrrr, I’m not worthy lol.”

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

“Was sorry to hear the plans for the Welsh road races had fell apart. A Scottish road race sounds good, lovely part of the world, yes Scotland.”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“I have to say two I can’t divide them Joey Dunlop and ray McCullough, grew up watching these guys, what an act they were on a bike.”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Love the 600’s, supersport.”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Pole position for me.”

Words by Stevie Rial

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