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For the 19th year, the roads around Nelson’s port area are closed off and the petrol heads take over.  It’s rather old-fashioned, in that the spectators can get really close to the action with the minimum of interference from barriers and fences.  Here are some shot to give you the flavour of the event.  I’ll post some more of the racing  images later (for the motorbike enthusiasts). Or you can check them out on my pBase gallery, here.

The winner of the elite classes was a very fast Suzuki ridden by last year’s winner, Dennis Charlett. He was reaching speeds of more than 195 km/hr, not bad for a tight street circuit.

Suzuki GSXR600

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