Traditionally taking place across Labour weekend in New Zealand, the Mega Mitre 10 Greymouth Street Races consistently attracts a whole host of NZ street racing talent, ranging from vastly experienced to improving to roads debutants.
Capturing the feature Formula Greymouth race title on Sunday was veteran racer Heath Botica, who finished 2.585 seconds ahead of F2 Supersport, F1 Superbike class winner Dan Jenkins with Dan McKenzie completing the rostrum finishers.
Fellow NZ street racing regular Dale Finch took opening F1 Superbike honours, James Rogers gained F2 Supersport race 1 success whilst Chris Huddlestone clinched a hat-trick of Formula 3 victories.
Aforementioned Formula Greymouth class winner Botica, Jethro Bowman, Chris McMeeken, Andrew Rudd went unbeaten in the Bears, Buckets FM4, Pre 82 Classics, Super Motard categories.
Neville Wills, Gary Wells shared the Pre 63 Classics spoils whilst respective winners in the Pre 72 Classics category were Butch Woods and Vince Burrell.
Overall, a top draw day of road racing at Greymouth, which has celebrated in style it’s return to the worldwide pure road racing calendar.
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.
Early confirmed entrants for the ‘Southern Hemisphere’s Isle of Man’ include Sloan Frost, Mitch Rees, David Hall and Manx GP podium finisher Ben Rosendaal.
Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou