Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Patricia Fernandez

The fastest female racer in the history of the Ulster Grand Prix, Patricia Fernandez who’s lapped the iconic Dundrod course at over the 121 mph mark, is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News ten questions challenge.

One of America’s modern day International roads greats, her answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“Armoy, it’s the only national road race I’ve done.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“My Suzuki GSXR-1000 with 208 BHP!”

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

“Best part would be getting the photos back to show how crazy all the fans are next to the roads.”

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

“Ulster GP! It’s fast!”

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“I highly respect Jenny Tinmouth. I’ve never raced her, but I admire her racing ability. She is legit.”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“Breaking that 120 mph barrier at the Ulster GP this year. 121.130 baby!”

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

“In the USA! Something in the blue ridge mountains would be epic.”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“Bruce Anstey. I admire his demeanour both on and off the race track!”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Superbike! I love horsepower.”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Fastest lap! Pole position is cool, but the race is where the magic happens!”

Words by Stevie Rial

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