International roads legend Ian Lougher is the latest high profile racer to join the entry list for this year’s ‘Southern Hemisphere TT’, the Cemetery Circuit Races.
18 times an Ulster Grand Prix winner, Lougher who’s impeccable racing CV additionally includes over 130 victories at Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough took his TT podium finishes tally in June to 30, following a third place finish within the SES TT Zero race.
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Set to follow the likes of Michael Dunlop, Conor Cummins, Guy Martin and Peter Hickman in sampling the 0.932 miles long Cemetery Circuit, expect the twice Duke Road Race Rankings Champion who has entered the Formula 3 Races, to showcase his unquestioned qualities at the meeting which marks his maiden racing venture in New Zealand.
Additional recent confirmed event entrants include TT 2019 competitor Jay Lawrence, local favourite Jayden Carrick, persistent Greymouth Street Races front runner Ashton Hughes and Auckland’s Toby Summers.
Reminder the Cemetery Circuit Races, which host the final round of the 2019 Suzuki Series, take place in just over 51 days time on Boxing Day the 26th of December.
Words by Stevie Rial