12 times TT winner Bruce Anstey was revealed yesterday in New Zealand, as one of the new inductees into Motorcycling New Zealand’s Hall of Fame.
This is the latest distinguished national honour for International roads great Anstey, who in 2015 received the MNZM (Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit) accolade.
The first racer to top the 132 mph lap mark around the fabled, mythical Mountain Course, many consider him the best overseas pure road racer of all time.
33 times an International Road Race winner, his acclaimed racing CV also features four Classic TT victories, his most recent been in 2019, when he took an emotional third Lightweight class triumph.
Others with esteemed street racing pedigrees recently joining Anstey, in becoming Motorcycling New Zealand Hall of Fame members included former Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough front runner Stu Avant and twice Robert Holden Memorial Feature race winner at the Cemetery Circuit Races, Andrew Stroud.
Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou