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Paeroa: Suzuki New Zealand’s Moir Secures Feature Battle Of The Streets Race Crown

Consolidating his place amongst New Zealand’s leading closed roads exponents, Suzuki New Zealand’s Scott Moir secured a hard fought feature Battle of the Streets race victory at Paeroa.

Holding off a dogged challenge from Carl Cox Motorsport’s Jay Lawrence, the highly rated Moir at the conclusion of the ten lap race, winning margin stood at just over two seconds.

Photo by Terry Stevenson

Mitch Rees son of Cemetery Circuit legend Tony Rees, concluded the rostrum finishers, whilst Toby Summers lead the Supersport 600 challenge finishing a fine fourth, in front of fellow middleweight class specialists Shane Richardson and David Hall.

Remaining race finishers were prospective TT 2018 participant Daniel Mettam, Jamie Maindonald and Jeff Croot.

Full re cap of results, from the Battle Of The Streets feature race at Paeroa, is as follows:

1 Scott Moir
2 Jay Lawrence
3 Mitch Rees
4 Toby Summers
5 Shane Richardson
6 David Hall
7 Daniel Mettam
8 Jamie Maindonald
9 Jeff Croot

Words by Stevie Rial