McMillan Equine Feeds NZ Junior Driver Championship

The North and South Island teams have been confirmed for next month's McMillan Equine Feeds New Zealand Junior Driver Championship at Addington.

The qualifying period has finished for the championship which will feature the top six junior drivers from each island based on points. The qualifying period began on August 1 last year with winners of any Junior Driver race throughout that period gaining 7 points and winners of any other race gaining 5 points.

Last year's champion Kerryn Tomlinson is back for the South Island team which will be captained by John Morrison, while the North Island will be led by Luke Whittaker.

North Island
Luke Whittaker (Captain) (217 points)
Alicia Harrison (175 points)
Andrew Drake (69 points)
Zev Meredith (65 points)
Nathan Delany (55 points)
Kaleb Bublitz (26 points)

South Island
John Morrison (Captain) (630 points)
Sheree Tomlinson (434 points)
Sarah O’Reilly (413 points)
Ben Hope (383 points)
Mark Hurrell (345 points)
Kerryn Tomlinson (288 points)

The championship will be held at Addington on Thursday, July 15 and Sunday, July 18.

For more information you can contact:

Courtney Buchanan
027 6364355
[email protected]


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