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Timaru International Raceway, March 3, 3pm. Andrew Waite held off a determined attack by Michael Burdett to win this afternoon’s first MTA Formula Ford heat at Timaru.
Pole-winner Burdett led early till Burdett slipped by, and then hammered away at the young Aucklander’s lead for the remainder of the 10-lap race.
He made one big lunge on the way into the Eases, but Waite retained the advantage.
Sam MacNeill moved on to the leading duo, waiting for a gap to open, but none did and he came home third.
Earlier, Anthony Pedersen scored a lights-to-flag victory in the first Mini Challenge heat, holding off Brent Collins.
In a largely processional race, Gary Johnston finished third.
Pedersen set a new lap record of 1m 13.600s.
Photo caption: Formula Ford race-winner Andrew Waite. File photo by Fast Company/Graham Blow.