Road Racing News

31st Greymouth Street Races Beckons

With a mix of established front runners, rising stars, event stalwarts and various talented up and coming competitors, it’s no wonder that excitement by the bucket load is increasing for the Greymouth Street Races organisers, ahead of this weekends competition.

Celebrating 31 years of holding real roads action, the aesthetically pleasing Greymouth course has more than established itself over time as one of New Zealand’s most popular roads courses alongside the likes of Paeroa, Port Nelson and the Whanganui based Cemetery Circuit

Leading NZ roads forces set to venture to Greymouth on Sunday include Dan McKenzie, Heath Botica, Richard Markham Barrett, Jonny Lewis and regular yesteryear machinery front runner Vince Burrell who was due prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, to compete this year at the Cookstown 100 and Tandragee 100.

Photo credit: Greymouth Motorcycle Street Race Facebook page

Attracting an overall entry of 100 plus racers, bringing with them a mix of four stroke, Super Twin, Super Moto, Classic steeds, close fought enterprising race action is a virtual guarantee on Sunday at Greymouth.

Competition is set to get underway from 09:00 AM (local time) with the practice sessions followed by races, with the riders in the ten classes represented each having three chances to secure a race victory.

Words by Stevie Rial

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