Already a top five/top ten finisher respectively at the Southern 100 and Manx Grand Prix, up coming road racer Richard Stubbs is the next rider to take part in Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.
His answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows:
Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?
“Favourite meeting is the Southern 100.”
Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?
“Probably the Greenall Racing ZXR 750 Kawasaki.”
Q3: What’s the best part of competing on the roads?
“The buzz when racing and the feeling I get when I get back to the paddock, after securing a decent result.”
Q4: TT, North West 200 or Ulster Grand Prix?
“Got to be the TT.”
Photo by Nick Wheeler
Q5: Most Respected Rival?
“Most respected rival is probably Rob Hodson. He is a fair bit faster than me but he does things right. Also have a lot of respect for Jonathan Perry.”
Q6: Best roads moment thus far?
“Best roads moment to date was lapping at over the 112 mph mark, last year on my Mountain Course debut at the Manx Grand Prix.”
Q7: Is their one place or country in the world, where you would like to see a roads meeting held?
“If I could see road racing anywhere it would be in my home town, Stone Staffordshire. Some mega roads round here that I know well.”
Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?
“Roads hero is David Jefferies.”
Q9: Supersport or Superbike?
“Superbike due to being a bigger lad.”
Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?
“I’d say pole position, unless when fastest lap in a race, secures an outright lap record.”
Words by Stevie Rial