A top 12 finisher on his roads debut in June’s Post TT Races, 24th, 22nd in the feature Supersport races of the Southern 100, Birmingham’s Sam Mousley is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News worldwide popular, ten questions challenge.
Amongst a growing number of ambitious, hungry new wave roads exponents aiming to compete in the near future on the fabled Manx Mountain Course, his answers to the popular series of questions are as follows:
Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?
“Currently the Southern 100, but soon to be the Manx GP.”
Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?
“Yamaha R6 but I’d love to race an S1000RR BMW in the future.”
Q3: What’s the best part of competing on the roads?
“The satisfaction and indescribable feeling you get from racing between walls and hedges.”
Photo by Richard Martin
Q4: TT, North West 200 or Ulster Grand Prix?
“I’ve not done any of them yet but I’d have to say the TT.”
Q5: Most Respected Rival?
“Nathan Harrison, he was also a newcomer with me at the Post TT Races, I tried to stay with him but didn’t see which way he went.”
Q6: Best roads moment thus far?
“Qualifying for the main Supersport race of the Southern 100, and then lining up on the same grid as Dean Harrison.”
Q7: Is their one place or country in the world, where you would like to see a roads meeting held?
“A sprint race on the Black Mountain Pass in South Wales.”
Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?
“Ian Hutchinson, for everything he’s been through with his leg and he’s still came back.”
Q9: Supersport or Superbike?
Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?
Words by Stevie Rial