Road Racing News

Road Racer’s Adventures: Burt Munro Challenge, Teretonga Sprint Races

Ahead of tomorrow’s Honda Invercargill Street Races, a selection of New Zealand’s top road racing talents enjoyed ideal preparation by sampling the Burt Munro Challenge incorporated Teretonga Sprint Races.

Cemetery Circuit Races great Tony Rees, proved the dominant force in the F1 Superbike races powering to successive class triumphs with Bears class winner Seth Devereux providing the main opposition.

Luca Durning secured back to back F2 Supersport victories whilst yesteryear machinery specialist Vince Burrell also claimed a brace of wins.

70th fastest racer in TT history Jay Lawrence made a very productive to race action, speeding to Pre 89 Open/Pre 95 combined classic victories plus taking respectable top eight finishes within the aforementioned F1 Superbike races.

Prominent NZ street racers not mentioned yet who banked top five finishes or better from competition at Teretonga, included the following:

F3 Race 1 winner Jonny Lewis, Heath Botica, Chris McMeeken and fourth place finisher from the Newcomers B Manx Grand Prix of 2017, Nick Southerwood.

Reminder the Honda Invercargill Street Races, the first pure road race worldwide of 2021, gets underway tomorrow from 9:00 AM (Local Time).

Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou

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