Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Rob Livesey

24th in the Bennetts Lightweight TT of 2016, a top 12 finisher in the Newcomers A Manx Grand Prix of 2014, PRB Racing mainstay Rob Livesey is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.

Rob’s answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“Easy, Isle of Man TT.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“Favourite bike, RS 125 Honda.”

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

“The best part of road racing is it feels so wrong, all the times you gone out on ya bike and police slow you down, bad drivers, people waving slow down, cars, trucks and tractors.

Come TT and it’s like god closed the road for me, and the police wave go faster and the fans waving, no cars, no trucks, just open road.”

Photo by Jim Gibson

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

“TT number one, but Ulster GP a close second. I’ve never raced the North West 200, so can’t say much about it, it’s on my list to compete at though.”

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“Rob Barber”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“My first ever lap of the TT course and getting number 7 to race with, Barry Sheene was my hero.”

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

“A road race in the UK, would be nice.”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“Barry Sheene”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Superbike”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Fastest lap”

Words by Stevie Rial

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