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Well travelled Motocross and Supercross racer Steven Clarke of Buildbase Honda is the latest rider to take on our Dirty Dozen questions…

Feature Image courtesy of  Dave Rich

Dirt Hub: Do you have a Pre-Race Playlist you listen too, and if so name a couple of tracks that are on it?

Steven: I don’t have a pre-race playlist but I love house music.

DH: When was the last time you cried?

Steven: The last time I cried was 2016 after my bike broke at Fox hills costing me the British MX2 title 🙁

DH: What is your favourite inspirational quote?

Steven: Pain is weakness leaving the body.

DH: Do you have any weird suspicions or pre-race rituals?

Steven: The only superstitious thing I do is make sure I drop every new helmet on the floor before I ride in it. That way it’s had its first hit.

DH: What drives you most to get up in the morning and go training?

Steven: The upcoming races drive me to get up and at it in the mornings!

DH: If you didn’t race what sport would you play or take part in?

Steven: If I didn’t race motocross I would probably Ride downhill mountain bikes or something along those lines.

DH: What is your biggest Phobia?

Steven: Heights is by far my biggest phobia 👀

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DH: Who is your biggest sporting idol and why?

Steven: James Stewart because I just wish I could do some of the insane things that man can do on a bike, it’s mind-blowing.

DH: Where do you see yourself in five years time?

Steven: In 5 years time I see myself sat in the sun on a white beach sipping a vodka orange juice with an mx2 & mx1 championship under my belt.

DH: What is your all-time favourite movie?

Steven: All-time favourite movie has got to be Shawshank Redemption, Classic!

DH: Who has had the biggest impact on your career?

Steven: I would say that Colleen Millsaps has had the biggest impact on my career because she taught me everything I know in regards to racing.

DH: What is your philosophy on life?

Steven: Live in the moment.

To watch Steven’s “Man in a Van” Motocross Show Interview head here >> https://www.dirthub.co.uk/man-in-the-van-motocross-show-episode-7-series-2-with-steven-clarke/