Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Matt Donaldson

Sixth, fifth within the recent Senior Support Championship races at Walderstown and Faugheen, enthusiastic next generation Irish roads competitor Matt Donaldson, is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.

The Donaghadee racer’s answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“Ulster Grand Prix”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“GSX-R 750 Suzuki”

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

“The buzz, the craic and the mutual respect for each other.”

Photo by Jimmy Graham

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

“Ulster GP, but I’m sure the TT would be mega to compete at.”

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“Everyone who throws their leg over a bike and competes.”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“All of it, improving and learning and living my dream this season.”

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

“Would love to see a return of the Carrowdore Road Races.”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“Has to be Joey Dunlop or David Jefferies.”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Supersport, as it’s nice to work the bikes hard and squeeze what you can from them.”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Pole, nice to set a marker from the outset.”

Words by Stevie Rial