Road: Cotton goes one better at Blyton


Location: Blyton Park Driving Centre, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Event: 14 July 2012
Report: Snowdon Sports

SECOND in the opening round back in May, Mark Cotton (BC Private Member) went one better as he stepped up to win the tenth event in Scunthorpe Poly CC’s series at Blyton.

After 50-km of racing the outcome came down to a two-man sprint, and 25-year-old Cotton got the better of breakaway companion Phil Malt (VC Lincoln) with Julian Pearson ( winning the bunch sprint for third place 51 seconds later.

Robert Harper of Aire Valley RC took victory in the Youth category A, B and C race, leading from David Bolland of Liverpool Mercury RC.

In the C and D category race it was Lincsquad’s Max Poole who was first over the line.


1 Mark Cotton (BC Private Member) 1:00:37
2 Phil Malt (VC Lincoln) same time
3 Julian Pearson ( at 51 sec
4 Steve Thompson (Clay Cross RT)
5 Martin Kennedy (Keep The Beat Cycling)
6 Callum Rogers (Scunthorpe Poly CC)
7 Andrew Marsh (Dinnington RC)
8 Steve Coates (We Love Mountains)
9 Mark Robbins (Scunthorpe Poly CC)
10 Patrick Tighe (Scunthorpe Poly CC)
Youth A, B, C
1 Robert Harper (Aire Valley RC)
2 David Bolland (Liverpool Mercury RC)
3 Harry Cooke (Scunthorpe Poly CC)
4 Max Williamson (Lincsquad)
5 Owyn Wallace (Sherwood Pines)
6 Callum Baker (Newark Castle CC)
Youth C, D
1 Max Poole (Lincsquad)
2 Euan Crehan (Dinnington RC)
3 Carter Howe (Sherwood Pines)

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.