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Vink Destroys Fowlers 1994 TT Record in Chrischurch
17 Mar, 2010

A brilliant evenings riding - perfect conditions, the best Christchurch riders have had for a long time with most riders doing significantly faster times than last week and many setting PBs.

The big news of the evening was Michael Vink blasting the 1994 course record of Brian Fowler's (20:24) to pieces with a blistering time of

19:42 which equates to an average speed of 48.8 kph! Most people thought the old record was unlikely to be broken as the road surface is a lot rougher now than it was in the 1990s.

But several other records were also broken - Annaliisa Farrel set yet another new women's masters record of 23:55, Karen Farrell set a new women's supervet+ record of 28:26, and Hamish Schreurs set a new men's junior record.

Gary Ferguson again setting a new men's supervet record, this time at 22:31, down from 22:55. Brilliant efforts all round.

The updated records are as follows:

WOMEN

Junior Vanessa Rolton 24:41 20/10/98

Intermediate Rebecca Bailey 23:35 15/03/94

Senior Annaliisa Farrell 23:01 15/01/02

Masters Annaliisa Farrell 23:55 16/03/10

Veteran Tracy Clark 25:10 8/12/09

Super Veteran Shirley Rolston 27:03 14/02/06

Super Veteran + Karen Farrell 28:26 16/03/10

MEN

Junior Hamish Schreurs 22:55 16/03/10

Intermediate Michael Vink 19:42 16/03/10

Senior Brian Fowler 20:24 22/02/94

Masters John McKenzie 22:11 2/03/10

Veteran Dave Sullivan 21:09 15/12/08

Super Veteran Gary Ferguson 22:31 16/03/10

Super Veteran + Bruce Milne 24:45 8/12/09

Two more weeks of Tuesday evening TTs to go. Next week (23rd) will again start at 6pm, but on the last week (30th) will start at 5:30 pm and there will be a BBQ and prize giving straight after the event in the paddock adjacent to the start/finish.

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Vink on a mission - Credit Peter Bruggerman

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U23 National TT Champ Michael Vink
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