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31st Greymouth Street Races Wrap Up

Amongst various standout performers at the 31st Greymouth Street Races who banked multiple victories, included prominent MV Agusta machinery exponent Seth Devereux.

Wanaka’s Devereux claimed three successive feature Formula 1 class race wins, each time getting the better of plucky lead chaser Dale Finch.

Devereux also proved formidable in the Bears class, taking a brace of wins ahead of Bears Race 1, Formula 3 Race 3 victor Jonny Lewis.

Photo courtesy of Rod Price

Aside from Devereux, Lewis others to excel throughout Sunday’s competitive action included Invercargill’s Chris McMeeken who took the victory spoils in the Pre 89 Classics races plus also went unbeaten on Post Classic Pre 82 spec machinery.

Dan Jenkins, Vince Burrell, Gary Wells, Andrew Rudd respectively went unbeaten in the Buckets, Post Classic Pre 72, Classics Pre 63 and Super Motard classes.

Nick Hay banked a Formula 2 Supersport double whilst the final 600’s battle went to twice Formula 3 class conqueror, Christchurch’s Chris Huddlestone.

Overall a top-class day of roads competition at Greymouth, which has celebrated in style despite the obvious pre-event difficulties and good old unpredictable weather, it’s 31st anniversary of the meet which is more than worthy of being regarded alongside the Cemetery Circuit Races, as one of New Zealand’s premier roads events.

Attention now within the New Zealand roads scene turns to the prestigious Cemetery Circuit Races, which reminder takes place as per tradition on the 26th of December, Boxing Day.

Results:

Full round up of results from the 31st Greymouth Street Races. Results per race are as follows:

Bears Race 1:

1 Jonny Lewis
2 Seth Devereux
3 Ryan Carlton
4 Nick Hay
5 Hamish Tarr
6 Heath Botica
7 Richard Markham Barrett
8 Jeff Rogerson
9 Kane Bentley
10 Kevin Leybourne
11 Martyn Barlow
12 Tony Tomasi
13 David Hamlin
14 Angus Boyd
15 Lew Grant

Bears Race 2:

1 Seth Devereux
2 Jonny Lewis
3 Heath Botica
4 Ryan Carlton
5 Richard Markham Barrett
6 Nick Hay
7 Hamish Tarr
8 Tony Howe
9 Craig Thomas
10 Jeff Rogerson
11 Mark Furniss
12 Brett Wilson
13 David Dixon
14 Vince Burrell
15 Neville Hughes
16 Martyn Barlow
17 Tony Tomasi
18 Craig Morgan
19 Phil Denovan
20 Angus Boyd
21 David Hamlin
22 Lew Grant

Bears Race 3:

1 Seth Devereux
2 Jonny Lewis
3 Heath Botica
4 Ryan Carlton
5 Nick Hay
6 Tony Howe
7 Hamish Tarr
8 Jeff Rogerson
9 Richard Markham Barrett
10 Craig Thomas
11 Brett Wilson
12 Neville Hughes
13 Martyn Barlow
14 Tony Tomasi
15 Craig Morgan
16 Angus Boyd
17 David Hamlin
18 Phil Denovan
19 Lew Grant

Buckets Race 1:

1 Dan Jenkins
2 Philip Dittmer
3 Ben Rees
4 Paul Jameson
5 Nick Clarke
6 Martin Ewing
7 Jethro Bowman
8 Jordan McGimpsey
9 Lance Double
10 Martin Cadigan
11 Neil Batchelor

Buckets Race 2:

1 Dan Jenkins
2 Philip Dittmer
3 Jethro Bowman
4 Nick Clarke
5 Ben Rees
6 Paul Jameson
7 Martin Ewing
8 Neil Batchelor
9 Jordan McGimpsey
10 Lance Double
11 Dean Watson
12 David Phillips
13 Martin Cadigan

Post Classic Pre 82 Race 1:

1 Chris McMeeken
2 Jock Woodley
3 Toby Tutty

Post Classic Pre 72 Race 1:

1 Vince Burrell
2 Butch Woods
3 Kerry Williams
4 David Hamlin
5 Peter Horridge
6 John Holgate

Pre 63 Classics Race 1:

1 Gary Wells
2 Lew Grant

Post Classic Pre 82 Race 2:

1 Chris McMeeken
2 Jock Woodley
3 Toby Tutty
4 Phil Denovan

Post Classic Pre 72 Race 2:

1 Vince Burrell
2 Butch Woods
3 Kerry Williams
4 John Holgate
5 Peter Horridge
6 David Hamlin

Pre 63 Classics Race 2:

1 Gary Wells
2 Lew Grant

Post Classic Pre 82 Race 3:

1 Chris McMeeken
2 Jock Woodley
3 Toby Tutty
4 Phil Denovan

Post Classic Pre 72 Race 3:

1 Vince Burrell
2 Butch Woods
3 Kerry Williams
4 John Holgate

Pre 63 Classics Race 3:

1 Gary Wells
2 Lew Grant

Formula 1 Race 1:

1 Seth Devereux
2 Dale Finch
3 Heath Botica
4 Ryan Carlton
5 Hamish Tarr
6 Nick Hay
7 Richard Markham Barrett
8 Jeff Rogerson
9 Brett Wilson
10 Kevin Leybourne
11 Tom Langridge
12 Jacob Pierce
13 Tony Tomasi

Formula 1 Race 2:

1 Seth Devereux
2 Dale Finch
3 Heath Botica
4 Ryan Carlton
5 Richard Markham Barrett
6 Hamish Tarr
7 Craig Thomas
8 Nick Hay
9 Jeff Rogerson
10 David Rangi
11 Brett Wilson
12 Tom Langridge
13 Kane Squire
14 Kevin Leybourne
15 Tony Tomasi

Formula 1 Race 3:

1 Seth Devereux
2 Dale Finch
3 Jonny Lewis
4 Heath Botica
5 Ryan Carlton
6 Hamish Tarr
7 Nick Hay
8 Richard Markham Barrett
9 Craig Thomas
10 Jacob Pierce
11 Jeff Rogerson
12 Tom Langridge
13 Kane Squire
14 David Rangi
15 Kevin Leybourne
16 Tony Tomasi

Formula 2 Race 1:

1 Nick Hay
2 Daniel Ash
3 Jonny Lewis
4 Michael Lee
5 Chris Huddlestone
6 Craig Thomas
7 Tom Langridge
8 Steve Hyde
9 Tony Howe
10 Dan Jenkins
11 Jacob Pierce
12 David Rangi
13 David Dixon
14 Kane Squire
15 Kevin Leybourne
16 Angus Boyd
17 Anthony Paisley

Formula 2 Race 2:

1 Nick Hay
2 Chris Huddlestone
3 Daniel Ash
4 Michael Lee
5 Tony Howe
6 Tom Langridge
7 Jacob Pierce
8 Kane Squire
9 Steve Hyde
10 Craig Thomas
11 David Rangi
12 Angus Boyd
13 Kevin Leybourne
14 David Dixon

Formula 2 Race 3:

1 Chris Huddlestone
2 Tony Howe
3 Michael Lee
4 Daniel Ash
5 Tom Langridge
6 Nick Hay
7 Jacob Pierce
8 Craig Thomas
9 Kane Squire
10 David Rangi
11 Angus Boyd
12 Anthony Paisley

Formula 3 Race 1:

1 Chris Huddlestone
2 Jonny Lewis
3 Steve Hyde
4 Dan Jenkins
5 David Rangi
6 Allan Henry
7 Kane Bentley
8 Angus Boyd
9 Dean Watson
10 Martyn Barlow
11 Paul Fisher
12 Anthony Paisley
13 Tariq Dein
14 Phil Denovan
15 David Phillips

Formula 3 Race 2:

1 Jonny Lewis
2 Chris Huddlestone
3 David Rangi
4 Dan Jenkins
5 Stevee Hyde
6 Richard Markham Barrett
7 Kane Bentley
8 Angus Boyd
9 Allan Henry
10 Martyn Barlow
11 Paul Fisher
12 Kevin Leybourne
13 Dean Watson
14 Mason Denovan
15 Anthony Paisley
16 Peter Horridge
17 Tariq Dein
18 Phil Denovan
19 Neil Batchelor
20 David Phillips

Formula 3 Race 3:

1 Chris Huddlestone
2 Richard Markham Barrett
3 Dan Jenkins
4 Jonny Lewis
5 David Rangi
6 Steve Hyde
7 Angus Boyd
8 Kane Bentley
9 Allan Henry
10 Paul Fisher
11 Martyn Barlow
12 Mason Denovan
13 Dean Watson
14 Anthony Paisley
15 Peter Horridge
16 Neil Batchelor
17 Phil Denovan
18 David Phillips

Pre 89 Classics Race 1:

1 Chris McMeeken
2 Jon Rawcliffe
3 Mark Furniss
4 Graham McNabb
5 Tony Tomasi
6 Vince Burrell
7 Allan Henry
8 Dean Watson
9 Paul Fisher
10 Peter Horridge

Pre 89 Classics Race 2:

1 Chris McMeeken
2 Mark Furniss
3 Graham McNabb
4 Vince Burrell
5 Paul Fisher
6 Allan Henry
7 Nigel Lennox
8 Tony Tomasi
9 Kerry Williams
10 Mason Denovan
11 Peter Horridge
12 Tim Gerard

Pre 89 Classics Race 3:

1 Chris McMeeken
2 Mark Furniss
3 Vince Burrell
4 Graham McNabb
5 Allan Henry
6 Paul Fisher
7 Tony Tomasi
8 Mason Denovan
9 Peter Horridge
10 Tim Gerard

Super Motard Race 1:

1 Andrew Rudd
2 Craig Ellis
3 Dale Finch
4 Robin Blake
5 Will Young
6 Duncan McIntyre
7 Scott Wilkins
8 Katie Henry
9 Mike Kyle
10 Neville Hughes
11 Craig Morgan
12 Mitch Rowe
13 Martin Cadigan
14 Anthony Koel
15 Pete Byers
16 Cleve Kokshoorn
17 Bryce Muir

Super Motard Race 2:

1 Andrew Rudd
2 Dale Finch
3 Craig Ellis
4 Mitch Rowe
5 Cleve Kokshoorn
6 Robin Blake
7 Scott Wilkins
8 Dylan Gulliver
9 Katie Henry
10 Duncan McIntyre
11 Pete Byers
12 Craig Morgan
13 Neville Hughes
14 Cooper Dawson
15 Martin Cadigan
16 Anthony Koel
17 Bryce Muir

Super Motard Race 3:

1 Andrew Rudd
2 Cleve Kokshoorn
3 Dale Finch
4 Mitch Rowe
5 Scott Wilkins
6 Robin Blake
7 Dylan Gulliver
8 Duncan McIntyre
9 Katie Henry
10 Craig Morgan
11 Cooper Dawson
12 Craig Ellis
13 Martin Cadigan
14 Bryce Muir
15 Anthony Koel

Words by Stevie Rial

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