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Honda Invercargill Street Races: Top Forty Fastest Racers

The high standard at this year’s Honda Invercargill Street Races was illustrated by the fact that 28 racers, recorded sub 44 second lap times.

Not surprisingly fastest overall was the commanding F1 Superbike force Tony Rees, who during the third and final Superbike encounter set a best lap time of 39.309 seconds.

Second quickest behind current generation Fireblade Honda mounted Rees was ET Engineering supported Jonny Lewis (39.897) whilst fellow Ducati racer, third fastest Heath Botica (39.972) also nudged under the 40 seconds barrier.

Fourth to tenth quickest competitors were Dan McKenzie (40.356), Seth Devereux (40.703), F2 Supersport hat trick hero Luca Durning (40.788), 70th fastest racer in TT history Jay Lawrence (41.321), Super Moto front runners Andrew Rudd (41.623), Mitch Rowe (42.099) and Duncan Coutts (42.276).

The forty fastest solo racers in descending order from the Burt Munro Challenge affiliated Invercargill Street Races, reads as follows:

(Best lap time located near racers name)

1 Tony Rees 39.309
2 Jonny Lewis 39.897
3 Heath Botica 39.972
4 Dan McKenzie 40.356
5 Seth Devereux 40.703
6 Luca Durning 40.788
7 Jay Lawrence 41.321
8 Andrew Rudd 41.623
9 Mitch Rowe 42.099
10 Duncan Coutts 42.276
11 John Crawford 42.637
12 Brett Wilson 42.640
13 Nick Hay 42.683
14 Daniel Walker 42.721
15 Chris McMeeken 42.751
16 Duncan McIntyre 42.779
17 Steven Gregg 43.095
18 Grahame Jarratt 43.302
19 Brent Scammell 43.308
20 Mark Oliver 43.360

21 Tom Langridge 43.485
22 Kieren O’Neill 43.489
23 Craig Ellis 43.536
24 Dylan Gulliver 43.569
25 Robin Blake 43.603
26 Glen Strachan 43.687
27 Carter Strang 43.697
28 Craig Thomas 43.771
29 David Dixon 44.390
30 Chris Andrews 44.427
31 Vince Burrell 44.799
32 Jacob Scammell 44.929
33 Andrew Skelton 44.955
34 Barry Summers 44.994
35 Nigel Lennox 45.267
36 Graham McNabb 45.269
37 Ean Young 45.285
38 Jon Rawcliffe 45.444
39 Matt Horton 45.519
40 Katie Henry 46.131

Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou

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