Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Tom Robinson

Regularly in contention for top draw results at the Manx Grand Prix, a seasoned Oliver’s Mount/Southern 100 competitor, plus a rostrum finisher at Cookstown, Stockton on Tees based Tom Robinson, is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.

Sixth in the Newcomers A Manx GP of 2013, his answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“Manx Grand Prix! two weeks of bike racing with good company.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“At the moment it’s the Norton V4 TT bike. British, sounds good, looks good and is competitive.”

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

“The rush you get from riding on the roads and the craic. Have met some great people from competing on the roads.”

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

“TT”

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“Rad Hughes, he’s a good mate, had some great races with him over the years.”

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“Probably the Manx Grand Prix of 2017, was competitive running somewhere near the front. Even though the races didn’t go to plan, it was good to still be up there on the time sheets, with the top lads.”

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

“Would be good to have more events here (England), there’s some great roads!”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“Andy McGladdery, local racer, great guy and very fast!”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Supersport (too scared of Superbikes).”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Fastest lap”

Words by Stevie Rial

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