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Road Racer’s Adventures: McNamara Park Raceway

Top Australian International road racer David Johnson, latest racing endeavours yielded more tumultuous feats as the Adelaide ace turned on the style aboard the Rich Energy supported, BJR Racing 650 Ducati.

Johnson who joined in 2019 the Mountain Course race winners club, was in fine form all weekend at the Mount Gambier based 2.4 kilometres long McNamara Park Raceway.

Sunday’s competitive action saw ‘Davo’ score a hat trick of Bears F1/F2 combined victories, with 2016 Newcomers B Manx GP winner Paul Van Der Heiden providing the toughest opposition.

A rostrum finisher in recent years at the TT Races, Ulster Grand Prix and Macau Grand Prix, Johnson’s newest Ducati racing voyage culminated in accomplished fashion, placing a solid fourth within the feature Easter Cup race.

The aforementioned Van Der Heiden, who hasn’t sampled Manx GP competition since 2017, got the better of Johnson to secure the final spot on the Easter Cup podium.

Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou

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