Seventh within the 2014 Newcomers C Manx Grand Prix, recently a collector of highly respectable 21st, 24th place finishes in the Lightweight races at this years Manx, Gaerwen’s John Bain is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.
The Welshman’s answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows:
Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?
“Oliver’s Mount. The only one I’ve competed at other than the Mountain Course.”
Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?
“The egg carrier, Gary Gittins built SV650 Suzuki.”
Q3: What’s the best part of competing on the roads?
“The buzz of racing on closed roads between walls, hedges and trees. Also the road racing community/family, friendly and everyone helps each other out.”
Q4: TT, North West 200 or Ulster Grand Prix?
Q5: Most Respected Rival?
“Roads and Track, Ali Foster and Ian Stanford. On Track John Nicklin after fighting for the championship last year!”
Q6: Best roads moment thus far?
“Breaking the 100 mph lap marker in this years lightweight Manx GP! Hopefully will be back next year to chip away on the lap times.”
Photo by Nick Wheeler
Q7: Is their one place or country in the world, where you would like to see a roads meeting held?
“Anglesey. Home Ground of the Anglesey’s fastest easter egg. Daaaaaaa!!”
Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?
“Barry Lee Evans. Fastest Welshman of the Manx GP!”
Q9: Supersport or Superbike?
“Supersport, a potential addition to next years entry.”
Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?
Words by Stevie Rial