Week 2 of the British Youth Championship Q&A Feature. This week we caught up with Apex KTM UK Team rider Jacob Randall who is in his first season on a 125cc machine.
Check out what Jacob had to say when we quizzed about his career to date, answering your questions and much more.
Who is your favourite rider?
I quite like Jason Anderson and Dylan Ferrandis.
How long have you been riding and what bike did you start on?
I have been riding since I was 2 on a QR50.
How did you find the change from 85cc to 125cc was the competition much harder?
I really enjoyed moving up to the 125cc. I didn’t find it too hard and the competition I feel was a bit harder than on the 85cc.
What are your ambitions for the future?
I would quite like to carry on and progress more in the EMX125 Championship.
What’s it like being coached by the legend Dave Watson?
I really enjoy it and its great to be trained by Dave Watson.
Who is your favourite MXGP rider?
Jorge Prado has to be my favourite MXGP rider.
Best track you have raced on?
Desertmartin is the best track I have raced on its amazing circuit.
Hardest track you have raced on and why?
I am not sure what the hardest track I have ridden on would be but I would say Culham as I am not really the best there.
Highlight of your career so far?
My career highlight so far has to be getting picked for the Coupe De L’avenir in 2019.
What’s the deal with you joining Apex KTM UK Team?
I was asked to be on the team at the start of 2019 and I really like being on the team as everyone is so nice.
How often do you train and what do you do for training?
I usually train 4 days a week and 2 days riding but not I just do 5 days a week.
What was your experience at Matterley Basin and will you do it again?
Matterley was a great experience for learning but I hope next year I can go back and qualify as I moved up early this year.
What is your opinion on electric bikes will it be good for the sport or kill it?
My opinion on electric bikes is I feel like it will be much different and the sport will change a lot for the better.