Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Jonathan Goetschy

Presently tied second with Laurent Hoffmann in the current IRRC Supersport championship standings, rising French roads star Jonathan Goetschy who recently clinched a memorable Supersport victory at Terlicko, is the next rider to take part in Road Racing News ten questions challenge.

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

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“My best race in France, are the 24 hours of Le Mans, especially when I got a podium finish in 2016.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“The Yamaha R6, been at Top for 10 years.”

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

“The part I prefer on the circuits is the fast parts, when I know the tracks by heart.”

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

“The TT, North West 200, Ulster GP and Macau Grand Prix are races where I would dream and desire to participate! I hope in the very near future I’ll be given the opportunity.”

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“My most respected rival is Matthieu Lagrive.”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“My victory in this years second IRRC Supersport race at Terlicko, after a great battle and especially after a year outside competition following a big injury that I suffered at Le Mans.”

Photo courtesy of Robby Repsol

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

“I would dream of a road race in France in my department around Lake Annecy. It would be beautiful!!”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“Without a doubt Michael Dunlop for his charisma and that tenacity.”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Both if I have the right bikes to race at the front.”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Victory is better without one or the other.”

Words by Stevie Rial