Road: Cronshaw rides to win at VeloCity


Location: Lancaster, Lancashire
Event: 22 June 2012
Report: Snowdon Sports

The experienced Matt Cronshaw (Node4 - Giordana Racing) got another win under his belt after taking first place in the National B category of the Lancaster VeloCity Circuit Races.

The race, held on a brand new city centre circuit, saw the 23-year-old complete the course in a time of 58:47:07, with Wheelbase rider Jack Pullar home second.

Thomas Armstrong, a 17-year-old junior Mountivation Development Academy rider, came in third.

In the Regional B race, Wheelbase’s Steven Clarke took top spot with his 41:02:06. Planet X’s David Haygarth finished in second, with Callum Young (Biketreks Racing Team) in third on the podium.


National B:
1 Matt Cronshaw (Node4 - Giordana Racing) 58:47:7
2 Jack Pullar (
3 Thomas Armstrong (Mountivation Development Academy)
4 James Gullen (Metaltek - Scott)
5 Jacob Tipper (Teamwallis CHH Racing Team)
6 Jack Waller (Teamwallis CHH Racing Team)
7 John Crellin (Teamwallis CHH Racing Team)
8 Lee Baldwin (Buxton CC/Sett Valley Cycles)
9 Francis Pilkington (Bill Nickson Cycles RT)
10 Dan Whelan (Maxgear RT)
Regional B:
1 Steven Clarke ( 41:02.6
2 David Haygarth (Planet X)
3 Callum Young (Biketreks Racing Team)
4 Ian Rutherford (Lune RCC)
5 Sandy Lockett (Biketreks Racing Team)
6 James Lyon (unattached)
7 Robert Lockhart (Cyclesport International RT)
8 Alex Kinvig (unattached)
9 James Chamberlain (Cyclesport International RT)
10 Mark Monkhouse (Lancaster CC)

British Cycling would like to thank the organising team, officials and everyone else who helped promote this event. Our sport could not exist without the hundreds of people, many of them unpaid volunteers, who put in many hours of hard work running events, activities and clubs.