Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Toni Rechberger

Austrian roads great Toni Rechberger who’s racing CV includes four top 20 TT finishes, plus competing for in total 18 years around the fabled Mountain Course, is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.

Alongside his roads exploits, also a very accomplished hill climbs exponent, Toni’s answers to the popular series of questions are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“Landshaag, Austria.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“Suzuki GSXR 1000 and from the past Yamaha OW01.”

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

“Being very close to the fans, bumpy roads and high speed.”

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

“Now North West 200 but before Isle of Man TT, finished all 35 TT races I started there.”

Photo by Mike Yiend

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“Steve Ward, he was a real Gentleman.”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“Second place at Frohburger Dreieck races in 1993, behind Steve Ward.”

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

“In Estonia”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“Joey Dunlop”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Superbike”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Pole position”

Words by Stevie Rial

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