Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Ryan Maher

Part of the PRF Racing set up this year, Ryan Maher who’s pure road racing CV includes finishing fifth within the 2015 Irish Road Race Senior Support Championship, is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.

Lead Mountain Course newcomer in the 2015 Super Twins Manx Grand Prix, his answers to the popular series of questions are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“Enniskillen 100, it’s on my doorstep which is mega and it’s a real nice fast flowing circuit, credit to the organisers for getting it off the ground.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“PRF Racing Suzuki 1000, beast!”

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

“The adrenaline rush during a road race just can’t be matched, brushing off the furniture at crazy speeds and the crowd within touching distance, awesome.”

Photo by Jim Gibson

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

“Isle of Man (Mountain Course) as I haven’t competed in the other two, setting off on your own is a big plus for me also.”

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“All the lads and lassie’s brave enough to try road racing.”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“Winning best newcomer award following eighth place finish in Super Twins race, at the Manx GP in 2015.”

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

“Love to see kells Road Races on again, another local one and a super atmosphere.”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“Michael Dunlop, stick an engine in a shopping trolley and he’d make it work.”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Superbike”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Fastest lap”

Words by Stevie Rial

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