Motorcycle Racers Hall of Fame – Chris Bailey Enduro Racer
Chris Bailey is a talented young teenage Enduro racer who is based in Northamptonshire UK and competes in the Enduroland Race XC Championship.
Chris uses “R” series high density sintered series pads on the front and rear of his KTM 150 XC-W 2017 enduro bike.
Year of Birth:
Highest Place Finish:
KTM 150 XC-W 2017
What`s your day job?
What has been the highlight of your career so far?
Winning 4 consecutive championships.
What would be your dream car/ motorcycle?
Did you always want to be a racer or something else?
Yes, always wanted to race.
Front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or 2 wheels?
What motorsport event would you most like to compete in?
What is the most insane/scary/memorable drive/ ride you’ve ever had?
Round five of the 2016 Enduroland Race XC series at Long Compton. Had a great battle with a Fast Eddy rider and beat him.
How involved are you in testing and mechanical tweaking before events?
Not very, Dad does it.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years time?
Hopefully still riding but in the ‘expert’ class, maybe at university.
What is your go to playlist or song before an event to get in the zone?
Don’t have one, always ready to race.
If you could try any other motorsport which one would you choose?
What’s the fastest you’ve ever gone in a car or bike on track and when?
Going too fast to look at the speedo on my new KTM. Must be in excess of 70 mph.
What is your daily drive or ride?
Too young to drive or ride on the roads.
Who is your inspiration?
David Knight and my parents
What is the one thing you could not live without?
What is your favourite takeaway?
Fish and chips.
Do you have a favourite movie?
Fast and Furious.
Any bad habits?
Not tucking my shirt in for school.
Tell us something about you that most people would not know?
I can knit.
Would you rather fight 100 horse-sized ducks or 1 duck-sized horse?
Silly question, 1 duck-sized horse.