MotoOnline.com.au hits privateer Nick Murray with a range of questions in this latest edition of UNPLUGGED!
Hailing from Benalla in Victoria, 21-year-old Nick Murray is living the true privateer life, travelling from round to round in a trusty Toyota Hiace while working a regular part-time job inbetween his racing and training.
MotoOnline.com.au threw a variety of quick questions at the current 13th place overall holder in the Monster Energy MX Nationals MX2 class, check out what he had to say.
Greatest moment of your career?
Toughest race ever?
Wanneroo nationals are always tough
Ride for a team and win championships
In a recent interview I said Coonabarabran but I forgot how good the track is at Roxby Downs, SA.
If you weren’t a racer, you would be?
I would of done a trade and wouldnt be a broke ass motocrosser haha
Matt Ryan, in juniors and seniors we always seem to find each other on the track
James Stewart and my family
Got a few things I do on the line
Boxing, cycling, swimming then gym for strength and core
Goal for 2012?
Top 10 MX and SX
OFF THE WALL
Best all-time moto DVD/video?
Non-bike related hobbies?
Wakeboarding and snowboarding
Do you read your pit board?
Yes, keep it simple it only ever has the position im in on it
What do you drive?
What’s on the iPod?
Its got everything, dance, metal, gangster haha what ever
Best thing about the MX Nationals?
Every thing runs on time, don’t have to wait all day to ride like most local meetings
Other sports you like?
Anything extreme, im not into ALF, cricket ect
Who will win AMA SX 2013?
Tell us something we don’t know about you?
I used to ride horses with my sister haha
ONE OR THE OTHER
Traditional motos or mixed formats?
Ryan Dungey or James Stewart?
Monster, Red Bull, Rockstar?
PC or Mac?
McDonalds or KFC?
Europe or USA?
Two-stroke or four-stroke?
That’s a hard one, I race a KX250F four-stroke but have had to practice on my old 2007 RM250 all year. They’re both good
MX Nationals or Supercross?
MX, haven’t been able to afford SX yet
Print or Digital (iPad) magazines?
Blonde or brunette?