Dirty Dozen with James Wright
Feature Image courtesy of Brian Winch
Dirt Hub: Do you have a Pre-Race Playlist you listen too, and if so name a couple of tracks that are on it?
James: I normally just listen to music on the radio on the way to a meeting. Once I’m at a meeting I don’t listen to music I’m too busy making sure everything is okay with my equipment.
Dirt Hub: When was the last time you cried?
James: That’s a hard question, probably when my best mate passed away.
Dirt Hub: What is your favourite inspirational quote?
James: My favourite quote would have to be, “If you’re not first you’re last”
Dirt Hub: Do you have any weird suspicions or pre-race rituals?
James: I’m a really chilled person so I don’t think I do have any pre-race rituals I think the only thing I do is make sure I’m always early to a meeting.
Dirt Hub: What drives you most to get up in the morning and go training?
James: My family is my drive, Unfortunately, I have to work through the winter, so I have to train after work in the evenings.
Dirt Hub: If you didn’t race what sport would you play or take part in?
James: If I didn’t race I would like to play football
Dirt Hub: What is your biggest Phobia?
James: My biggest phobia would be heights
Dirt Hub: Who is your biggest sporting idol and why?
James: Mark Loram, he was pure talent on a bike, and he always gave 100% until the chequered flag.
Dirt Hub: Where do you see yourself in five years time?
James: Hopefully still racing whether that’s speedway or grasstrack. If not supporting my children in a sport that they love doing.
Dirt Hub: What is your all-time favourite movie?
James: I’d have to say Shawshank Redemption.
Dirt Hub: Who has had the biggest impact on your career?
James: My grandad, he’s always supported me from day 1.
Dirt Hub: What is your philosophy on life?
James: My philosophy would have to be “you only get out of life what you put in”. I’m a firm believer in this.
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