Hello and welcome to Alex's Blog,
J&S Accessories Ltd are supporting a select few racers for the 2019 season ahead - we wanted to get to know our riders a bit better and thought we would share their answers to our questions with you. Enjoy!
Name: Joe Duggan
2019 racing championship: BSB Junior Supersport
Previous race experience: British Mini Bikes - Racing Junior Super Moto 140cc, First season 2017 Summer series SM140 – Result 9th Place 2017/18 Winter Series SM140– Result 1st Place , 2018 Summer Series SM140 – Result 3rd Place
Racing number (or how you picked it) #64 I chose this number as it fits into my name on my Leathers DUG64N
Any superstition? Always put my right boot on first
First win? Whilton Mill – 2017 British mini bikes Winter Series – I Won both races
First racing memory? Getting my knee down for the first time at GYG Track in Wales
Any racing heroes when you were younger? James Toseland and Valentino Rossi
How did you get in to racing? I was encouraged by Sammy Laidlow who also raced with British Mini Bikes
Do you ride on the road? Not yet but cant wait till my 16th birthday in January!
Favourite piece of kit? Frank Thomas Leathers Qualifier GP These were my first set of leathers and the most comfortable ones I have had
Favourite race track? Donington Park, I went on a Ron Haslam training day and it is an amazing track
Hobbies outside of racing? Motocross and Mountain biking
Occupation outside of racing? Still at school but like helping out at my dads carpet shop
Aspirations in racing? Would like to win a top level championship at BSB
Any other thing you want to say? Just wanted to say a huge thank you to you guys for helping me out this season, I really appreciate everything you are doing for me
*Aww shucks* Our Pleasure Joe!
2019 is Joe's first year with support from J&S Accessories Ltd. Joe wears an off-the-peg Frank Thomas Qualifier GP Leather racing suit, Frank Thomas Qualifier GP Boots and Frank Thomas Dynamic A08-16 Leather Gloves.
If you want to see Joe in action you can follow him in the Junior British Supersport which starts on Friday 19th April. You can also read about how he is getting along on the J&S Supported Rider Blogs that we will be releasing after every round so keep your eyes peeled!
Until next time, stay safe,