Road Racing News

Ten Questions Challenge – Tony Flinton

Multiple times a race winner at Scarborough, the epitome of a true Oliver’s Mount stalwart, the highly respected Tony Flinton is the next racer to take part in Road Racing News, ten questions challenge.

Synonymous with two stroke, 400 machinery, his answers to the popular series of questions, are as follows:

Tony’s answers to the popular series of questions are as follows:

Q1: Favourite National Roads Meeting?

“Favourite meeting has to be the Oliver’s Mount Scarborough Gold Cup.”

Q2: Favourite Racing Bike?

“Favourite race bike is the Yamaha TZ125.”

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

“Best part of competing on the roads are the loyal fans that support the meetings.”

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

“I’ve only done the North West 200, so that would have to be my favourite.”

Q5: Most Respected Rival?

“Most respected rival was Mick Jackson, when racing alongside him in 80cc class races.”

Q6: Best roads moment thus far?

“Best roads moment, winning two 80cc races at Oliver’s Mount in 2000.”

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

“Scotland is the only UK country without a roads circuit, so having one there would be good.”

Q8: Who’s your road racing hero?

“Road race hero has to be Joey Dunlop.”

Q9: Supersport or Superbike?

“Supersport, are a bit more manageable!”

Q10: Pole position or fastest lap?

“Fastest lap”

Words by Stevie Rial

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