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Paeroa – Race Day Wrap Up

Alongside sealing feature race and F1 Superbike race 1 honours, Taupo’s Scott Moir additionally today at Paeroa chalked up a new course lap record of 44.401 seconds, on his way to finishing second within the second F1 Superbike encounter.

0.417 of a second behind race winner Daniel Mettam, a new outright lap record concluded a truly tumultuous day at the ‘Battle of the Streets’ meeting for the Suzuki New Zealand racer.

Photo by Doug Cornes

Shane Richardson and Toby Summers shared the spoils in the F2 Supersport races, whilst F3 race honours were also shared respectively by Steve Bridge and Gavin Veltmeyer.

Remaining solo class winners were as follows Neil Martin (Post Classic Pre 82), David Hall/Mark Halls (Junior/Senior Classic/Pre 72), Richard Dibben (Super Motard), Paul Pavletich (Post Classics Pre 89) and Dwayne Bishop (Bears).

Looking back on the Sidecar classes, it was Adam Unsworth/Bryce Rose who headed the modern day three wheeling encounters, whilst the yesteryear Post Classics races saw Mark Smith/Sid Sutherland emerge twice victorious.

Top six results per class at the 2018 Paeroa Battle of the Streets, are as follows:

Post Classic Pre 82 Race 1:

1 Neil Martin
2 Sean Donnelly
3 Phil Clarke
4 Shayne Zonneveld
5 Scott Moir
6 Phil Oades

Post Classic Pre 82 Race 2:

1 Neil Martin
2 Sean Donnelly
3 Phil Clarke
4 Shayne Zonneveld
5 Aaron De’Ath
6 Phil Oades

Formula 3 Race 1:

1 Steve Bridge
2 Gavin Veltmeyer
3 Jordan Burley
4 Richard Markham-Barrett
5 Mark Robinson
6 Aaron Carmichael

Formula 3 Race 2:

1 Gavin Veltmeyer
2 Jordan Burley
3 Richard Markham-Barrett
4 Mark Robinson
5 Aaron Carmichael
6 Dylan Jeffries

Junior/Senior Classic/Pre 72 Race 1:

1 David Hall
2 Mark Halls
3 Colin Tate
4 Daniel Hanley
5 Peter Smith
6 Tim Goodin

Junior/Senior Classic/Pre 72 Race 2:

1 Mark Halls
2 David Hall
3 Colin Tate
4 Peter Smith
5 Daniel Hanley
6 Tim Goodin

F2 Supersport Race 1:

1 Shane Richardson
2 Toby Summers
3 Zurrin Wiki
4 Jeff Croot
5 Scott Dowman
6 Gary Morgan

F2 Supersport Race 2:

1 Toby Summers
2 Shane Richardson
3 David Hall
4 Zurrin Wiki
5 Jeff Croot
6 Scott Dowman

Sidecar Post Classics Race 1:

1 Mark Smith/Sid Sutherland
2 Bruce Roberts/Jim Bilby
3 Arild Roberts/Michael Dowman
4 Darren Pate/Lynne Herring
5 Les Sergent/Sam Hitchman
6 Karl Burns/Ronnie Burns

Sidecar Post Classics Race 2:

1 Mark Smith/Sid Sutherland
2 Peter Dowman/Brian Greenlees
3 Bruce Roberts/Jim Bilby
4 Darren Pate/Lynne Herring
5 Arild Roberts/Michael Dowman
6 Les Sergent/Sam Hitchman

F1 Superbike Race 1:

1 Scott Moir
2 Jay Lawrence
3 Daniel Mettam
4 Mitch Rees
5 Jamie Maindonald
6 Jayden Carrick

F1 Superbike Race 2:

1 Daniel Mettam
2 Scott Moir
3 Jay Lawrence
4 Jayden Carrick
5 Mitch Rees
6 Brendon Coad

Super Motard Race 1:

1 Richard Dibben
2 Scott Moir
3 Duncan Hart
4 Nick Kampenhout
5 Scott Dowman
6 Mitch Rowe

Super Motard Race 2:

1 Richard Dibben
2 Duncan Hart
3 Nick Kampenhout
4 Scott Dowman
5 Mitch Rowe
6 Chris Andrews

Post Classics Pre 89 Race 1:

1 Paul Pavletich
2 Patric Nassbaum
3 Mark Robinson
4 Mark Hay
5 Mark Hatton
6 Nigel Lennox

Post Classics Pre 89 Race 2:

1 Paul Pavletich
2 Patric Nassbaum
3 Mark Robinson
4 Mark Hatton
5 Mark Hay
6 Shayne Lawrey

Bears Race 1:

1 Dwayne Bishop
2 Brendon Coad
3 Rob Whittall
4 Nick Kampenhout
5 David Casson
6 Jeff Rogerson

Bears Race 2:

1 Dwayne Bishop
2 Rob Whittall
3 Brendon Coad
4 Nick Kampenhout
5 David Casson
6 Jeff Rogerson

Sidecars Race 1:

1 Adam Unsworth/Bryce Rose
2 Ian Staples/Tina McKeown
3 Mark Halls/Darren Prentis
4 Mick Paul/TBC
5 Gordie McKeown/Geoff Davies
6 Bruce Roberts/Jim Bilby

Sidecars Race 2:

1 Adam Unsworth/Bryce Rose
2 Mick Paul/TBC
3 Bruce Roberts/Jim Bilby
4 Mark Halls/Darren Prentis
5 Gordie McKeown/Geoff Davies
6 Ian Staples/Tina McKeown

Words by Stevie Rial

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