Unquestionably established as one of Portugal’s all time pure roads greats, former Newcomers A Manx GP top ten finisher Nuno Caetano, is the 150th rider to take part in Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.
28th within the 2015 Senior TT, his answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows:
Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?
“Jointly Oliver’s Mount + Horice events.”
Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?
Q3: What’s the best part of competing on the roads?
“The buzz, the friendly paddocks and friendly fans.”
Q4: TT, North West 200 or Ulster Grand Prix?
“Jointly TT/Ulster Grand Prix.”
Photo by Rod Neill
Q5: Most Respected Rival?
“I didn’t really have any rivals on the roads. Main rival was myself. Did have some good on road battles though with David Hewson, Graham English and the late Paul Shoesmith.”
Q6: Best roads moment thus far?
“The whole experience of the last TT, that I took part in 2015.”
Q7: Is their one place or country in the world, where you would like to see a roads meeting held?
“For roads competition to return to Vila Real in Portugal.”
Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?
“The late Luis Carreira. Big fan as well of Dean Harrison, James Hillier and more recently Glenn Irwin & Peter Hickman.”
Q9: Supersport or Superbike?
“For pure enjoyment Supersport, for pure buzz, the Superbike.”
Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?
“Neither, safe return to the paddock with a smile on my face.”
Words by Stevie Rial