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Cemetery Circuit Races: Reeves/Wilkes Dominate F1 Sidecar Class

Dominating both F1 Sidecar races, Tim Reeves/Mark Wilkes showcased at Wanganui why they are now regarded amongst the elite three wheeling roads crews.

Backed by Carl Cox Motorsport, multi world champion Reeves and rising star Wilkes were in a class of their own around the Cemetery Circuit, winning both eight lap races by over eight seconds.

Photo by Terry Stevenson

Nearest challengers to the second fastest Sidecar team in Southern 100 history, were Adam Unsworth/Bryce Rose, whilst Suzuki series champions Barry Smith/Tracey Bryan clinched a brace of third place finishes.

Outside of the rostrum finishers, Spike Taylor/Charles Bilby and Oliver’s Mount stalwarts Greg Lambert/Julie Canipa showed accomplished form finishing respectively twice fourth and fifth.

Others to show solid, consistent pace included race 2 sixth place finishers Silicone Engineering backed Tony Baker/Shelly Smithies, Graeme Evans/Eamon Mulholland and Chris Lawrance/Richard Lawrance.

Cemetery Circuit Races: F1 Sidecar Race Results:

Race 1:

1 Tim Reeves/Mark Wilkes
2 Adam Unsworth/Bryce Rose
3 Barry Smith/Tracey Bryan
4 Spike Taylor/Charles Bilby
5 Greg Lambert/Julie Canipa
6 Graeme Evans/Eamon Mulholland
7 Ian Staples/Loiuse Blythe
8 Chris Lawrance/Richard Lawrance
9 Tony Baker/Shelly Smithies
10 Gordie McKeown/Geoff Davies
11 Kees Endeveld/Craig Pedersen
12 Andrew Mair/Alan Denovan
13 Peter Goodwin/Kendal Dunlop
14 Murray Stronach/Steve Marshall
15 Bruce Roberts/Jim Bilby
16 Mick Paul/Darren Prentice
17 Dave McArthur/Tony New
18 Mark Halls/Neville Mickleson

Race 2:

1 Tim Reeves/Mark Wilkes
2 Adam Unsworth/Bryce Rose
3 Barry Smith/Tracey Bryan
4 Spike Taylor/Charles Bilby
5 Greg Lambert/Julie Canipa
6 Tony Baker/Shelly Smithies
7 Graeme Evans/Eamon Mulholland
8 Chris Lawrance/Richard Lawrance
9 Ian Staples/Loiuse Blythe
10 Andrew Mair/Alan Denovan
11 Corey Winter/Kieren Whitham
12 Mick Paul/Darren Prentice
13 Peter Goodwin/Kendal Dunlop
14 Kees Endeveld/Craig Pedersen
15 Murray Stronach/Steve Marshall
16 Gordie McKeown/Geoff Davies
17 Bruce Roberts/Jim Bilby
18 Dave McArthur/Tony New
19 Desmond James/Warren Miller

Words by Stevie Rial

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