Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Kevin Barsby

Set to compete for the third time this year, at the Manx Grand Prix, improving Wolsingham based roads exponent Kevin Barsby, is the next rider to take part in Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.

14th within the Newcomers A Manx GP of 2016, his answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“It’s got to be the Manx GP, but I also loved competing at Armoy, even though it was chucking it down!”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“My 675 Daytona Triumph.”

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

“Apart from the buzz of being so close to the walls and hedges, it’s the fans and the craic in the paddock.”

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

“I’ve only competed thus far on the TT circuit, but I hope to compete at the Ulster GP one day.”

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“Don’t really have a rival as such, but a couple of pals, Craig Bell and Richard Telford have just returned to racing, so I’m hoping there’s a few good battles ahead!”

Photo by Stephen Moore

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“It’s got to be my first flying lap over Bray Hill, on my Manx GP debut from 2016.”

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

“I’m from County Durham, so anywhere round there.”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“John McGuinness”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Supersport”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Never had either, so either would do.”

Words by Stevie Rial

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