Unlimited Forgotten Era – Premier – Craig Ditchburn
Unlimited Post-Classic – Laurie Fyffe
Unlimited Classic – Garth Francis
New Era Formula 750cc – Scott Campbell
New Era Formula 1300cc – Aaron Morris
Phil Irving Memorial Trophy
Highest Individual Point Scorer outside International Challenge
Tied for equal first place at 200 points
Levi Day – 250cc New Era; 500cc New Era
Lachlan Hill – 250cc Forgotten Era; 350cc Forgotten Era
Tom Bramich – 500cc Post Classic; 500cc Forgotten Era
Overall Phil Irving Memorial Trophy Standings
Lachlan Hill = Levi Day = Tom Bramich – 200 points
James Doddrell – 172
Scott Campbell – 169
Christopher Hayward – 145
Keo Watson – 142
Malcom Campbell – 141
Colin Sleigh = Tony Logan – 140
Des Heaney = Paul Smith = Stacey Heaney – 139
Jock Woodley – 136
Murray Seabrook – 135
Mark Laing-Hughes – 133
Roly Orr – 132
Garth Francis – 131
Eric Salmon – 127
Scott Findlay – 124
David Manson – 121
Robert Wallace – 120
Ben Burke – 118
Justin Mellerick – 117
Danny Ahern – 114
Bruce Meredith = Quentin Blazley – 110
Nathan Spiteri = Trevor Taylor – 108
Andrew McLaren- 106
Ben James = Glenn Hindle – 105
Aaron Morris = Beau Beaton = Ben Bramich = Robert Heather – 100
FIM Oceania Historic Road Race Cup
The newly revamped Trans-Tasman battle of the FIM Oceania Historic Road Race Cup favoured the Kiwis as they claimed a 139-point victory over the Aussies at the 26th International Island Classic, presented by Visit Phillip Island.
The revised format of the FIM Oceania Historic Road Race Cup, designed to create greater parity, more opportunity for all class riders, and a tougher spirit of competition between the nations saw competitors across the four classes; 350cc Forgotten Era, 500cc Forgotten Era, Unlimited Forgotten Era and 500cc New Era take part in the competition. Riders had to qualify for their respective nations, with competitors with the three closest lap times from each country, in each class, selected for the final squads.
New Zealand’s Jock Woodley was the winning team’s top scorer, accumulating 136 points after four strong top 10 finishes in the 500cc Forgotten Era class and three top five finishes in the 350 Forgotten Era class, along with Andrew McLaren who scored four consistent top 10 finishes in the 350cc Forgotten Era class for Team New Zealand, as well as 45 points in the 500cc Forgotten Era class.
Jason Howcroft also proved dependable, finishing inside the top 10 in all four 350cc Forgotten Era races.
Whilst Team Australia’s Martin Craggill was the top individual point scorer amongst the FIM Oceania Historic Road Race Cup contenders, securing 76 points from his four podium finishes in the Unlimited Forgotten Era class, Team Australia was unable to match the consistency of the Kiwis.
The locals struggled with mechanical problems with four out of the team’s 12 riders failing to score any points for Australia.
Team New Zealand will be looking to defend their title at the 2020 International Island Classic.
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