Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Steven Horne

12th in last years Lightweight Manx Grand Prix, a top 15 finisher at the Vauxhall International North West 200, Teddy Turtle Racing team member Steven Horne is the next racer, to take part in Road Racing News ten questions challenge.

The Peterhead based racer, answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“It has to be the Manx GP, from the first time I visited the Isle of Man I knew I had to do it.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“My wee Super Twin (ER6 Kawasaki), it’s a cracking little bike.”

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

“The craic is brilliant! Also the road racing fans are ace, when they pop in past the awning in the paddocks.”

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

“TT, the TT circuit is amazing.”

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“Craig Shirlaw when he was thin!!”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“Finishing all three Manx GP races last year, after I had two DNF’s in 2016 through technical issues.

Another great moment was when me and my mate Richard Duncan, had a play about one practice session at the Manx, you don’t often get to run round the TT course at race speeds, with your mates.”

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

“My favourite road from Peterhead through to Newburgh, it reminds me of the start line to Ballacraine of the TT circuit.”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“Patrick Forman, he’s taught me everything I know!”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Supersport”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Fastest lap”

Words by Stevie Rial

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