Consistently amongst France’s leading TT competitors, plus a former top five finisher in the innovative TT Zero class, Timothee Monot is the next accomplished Mountain Course exponent to take part in Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.
Timothee’s answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows.
Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?
“Terlicko in the Czech Republic, favourite national race.”
Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?
“I like all the motorcycles with which I have rode, but I keep a good memory of the Honda RC30.”
Q3: What’s the best part of competing on the roads?
“The spirit of freedom and the welcome of the fans to foreign pilots. I also like the natural circuits and their environment. With a medium bike you can make the difference if you are a good rider.”
Q4: TT, North West 200 or Ulster Grand Prix?
“First TT, second Ulster GP and last North West 200, because I don’t like chicanes.”
Q5: Most Respected Rival?
“Stefano Bonetti, because he is a nice man and after crash at Macau, he raced again.”
Q6: Best roads moment thus far?
“My first TT in 2012, after crash in practice.”
Q7: Is their one place or country in the world, where you would like to see a roads meeting held?
“I would like a road race in Italy or around the Mediterranean.”
Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?
“I respect many riders, but mainly Joey Dunlop and Ian Hutchinson, Joey for his normality and Ian to be back at the top after his crash.”
Q9: Supersport or Superbike?
“Supersport, never tested a Superbike.”
Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?
Words by Stevie Rial