Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Kevin ‘Ago’ Murphy

A Manx GP/TT competitor for over four decades, ninth in the 1996 Lightweight Manx Grand Prix, one of pure road racing’s great characters, Kevin ‘Ago’ Murphy is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.

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

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“Southern 100”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“Honda RC30”

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

“The camaraderie of the paddocks.”

Photo by Rod Neill

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

“Ulster GP, even though I’ve never raced it.”

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“Dave Madsen Mygdal”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“Securing rostrum finishes, in the Junior, 125/400 races, at the 2000 Southern 100.”

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

“The return of the Jurby South Road Races.”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“Giacomo Agostini”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Supersport, Superbikes scare me witless these days.”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Got to be Fastest lap.”

Words by Stevie Rial