Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Peter Minns

Brother of multiple times Manx GP rostrum finisher Mike Minns, son of Sidecar great Ken Minns, Peter Minns who’s making a return to race action this year, after four years away from competition, is the next rider to take part in Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.

Fourth within the Newcomers B Manx Grand Prix of 2013, his answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“Jointly Manx GP/Southern 100.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“ER6 Kawasaki”

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

“The sensation of the speed.”

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


Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“Big brother Mike, and Dave Bell.”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“Finishing 4th in the Newcomers B race, at the Manx GP in 2013. Along the way lapping at over the 107 mph mark, over the moon with that.”

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

“Any where in the North East of England.”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“Ian Bell, solo and Sidecar champion, and all round top bloke.”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?


Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Fastest lap, hands down.”

Words by Stevie Rial