Event URN:
290867
Start date:
Sat, 15th Mar 2014
Event Type:
Closed Circuit (Competitive)
Venue:
MOD Aberporth
Old Army Camp, Erwlas Road, Parcllyn, Aberporth, Cardigan, Ceredigion, SA43 2BU
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Entry close date
Sun, 9th Mar 2014
Event promoted by:
West Wales Cycle Racing Team ( website )
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Event website:
http://www.westwalescycleracing.co.uk
Event organiser:
Mr Michael Tarling
Spring Cottage
Ffosyffin
Aberaeron
Dyfed
SA46 0HA
07508057031
michaeltarling@yahoo.co.uk
Cheques payable to:
West Wales Cycle Racing Team
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Info for Riders:
A series of 3 youth events held in March at a new circuit near the old RAF base at Aberporth.
The circuit is relatively small, flat with a slight rise to the line and compact though always windy.
No frills racing designed to help get kids in the area used to competition without having to travel far.
All age groups will have their own races though we may combine age groups if numbers are low (but would prefer not too).
Preview Races:
Date Start Race name Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
15 Mar 14 10:00 U6 Youth Only None N/A
15 Mar 14 10:30 U8 Youth Only Youth E 15 mins
15 Mar 14 10:50 U10 Youth Only Youth D 20 mins
15 Mar 14 11:20 U12 Youth Only Youth C 25 mins

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A series of 3 youth events held in March at a new circuit near the old RAF base at Aberporth.

The circuit is relatively small, flat with a slight rise to the line and compact though always windy.

No frills racing designed to help get kids in the area used to competition without having to travel far.

Event Location:

Old Army Camp, Erwlas Road,
Parcllyn,
Aberporth,
Cardigan,
Ceredigion,
SA43 2BU

Race: U6

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Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
15 Mar 14 10:00 Youth Only None N/A ---

Race: U8

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Online entry closed 1 year 1 month 24 days 22 hours 15 minutes 2 seconds  ago
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
15 Mar 14 10:30 Youth Only Youth E 15 mins

Race: U10

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Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
15 Mar 14 10:50 Youth Only Youth D 20 mins

Race: U12

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Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
15 Mar 14 11:20 Youth Only Youth C 25 mins

Race: U14

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Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
15 Mar 14 12:00 Youth Only Youth B 30 mins

Race: U16

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Online entry closed 1 year 1 month 24 days 22 hours 15 minutes 2 seconds  ago
Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
15 Mar 14 12:40 Youth Only Youth A 40 mins

Race: E/1/2/3/4

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Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
15 Mar 14 13:40 Women Only Band 5 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, ... 40 mins

Race: 4th Cat only

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Date Start Classification Band Rider Cat Duration
15 Mar 14 14:30 Regional C+ Band 5 4th 40 mins

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WWCRT Spring Races 2, Saturday 15th March 2014

Date: 16/03/2014 22:08

Source: Michael Tarling

West Wales Cycle Racing Team held a successful day of racing at a new venue at Aberporth on the West Wales Cycle Racing Team held a successful day of racing at a new venue at Aberporth on the Ceredigion Coast on Saturday. Set on old army camp roads on a headland overlooking the Irish Sea the race was blessed with blue skies and sunshine, a big change after the previous week was cancelled due to high winds.

The races were promoted to give local kids the opportunity to race locally and capitalised on the increasing numbers of youth cyclists in the major clubs in the area. Held over a 1km technical circuit the day started off with a race for kids aged 6 years and under and gave some of the entrants their first taste of competitive cycling. A good battle saw host club WWCRT’s Rhys Caygill take the win just ahead of Finn Davies of Cycletec in second. First girl was Fallon Haird also from WWCRT who pipped teammate Libby Carton into second. Special mention to Dylan Wright who fell in his first race but still finished with a little help from his teammates.

Under 8s were up next with Finlay Tarling and Alfie Davies continuing their rivalry from the cyclocross season. Finlay got the better of Alfie this time but the racing was fast and close throughout. First under 8 girl was Alaw Lewis from WWCRT who pipped teammates Fallon Haird and Libby Carton into second and third.

A quality field of local riders lined up for the U10 race and after a brief flurry of attacks it was Josh Tarling from WWCRT who emerged as the lone leader. Teammate Griff Lewis chased solo for a couple of laps before being absorbed into a chasing group. Josh took the win comfortably before Griff unleashed a great sprint finish to take second place just ahead of Iolo Dafydd from Towy Riders. Zoe Backstedt from Maindy Flyers was in the same chasing group to take first girl followed home by Awen Roberts and Heledd Hunt from Towy Riders.

The under 12 race was dominated by strong riders from Towy Riders with Guto Dafydd riding to a fine solo win ahead of teammates Iwan Evans and first girl Emma Finucane. Ivan Phillips and Jack Ramsbottom followed these riders home for WWCRT followed by teammate Shannon Haird who took 2nd girl just ahead of Rosie Finucane from Towy Riders.

As the wind started to pick up the U14s took to the line for a rapid race that saw a group of three emerge by the end of the first lap. The group worked well together before Owain Roberts clipped off for the win followed home by Towy Riders teammate Ella Barnwell in second and first girl. The third of the leading trio was Ellie Shaw from Maindy Flyers who was second girl. Ifan Phillips from WWCRT came home in 4th  just ahead of teammate Rachel Davies who was third girl.

A small field of five U16s rounded off the youth races with Will Roberts from County Cycles taking a commanding win ahead of Marcus Williams-Dean, Ben Cook and Daniel Ramsbottom from WWCRT. Alys Masters was first girl making the long trip from Cardiff worthwhile.

A new venture this year, the ladies only race proved to be a hit with a field of riders made up of local clubs and some from further afield enjoying the opportunity of not having to race alongside the men. After a rapid few laps it was Meg Backstedt from Maindy Flyers that emerged as the lone leader being chased by local triathlon star Sharon Lewis from Ystwyth CC. With Meg looking very strong Sharon was absorbed into a chasing group which at times looked like an Ystwyth CC team time trial. With Meg taking the win the other podium places came down to a sprint finish with Sharon lewis just holding of Leah Brewer from Ystwyth CC on the line.

Last race of the day saw ten 4th category men take to the line as the wind really began to whip up making the run down the back straight tough. A leading group of three riders quickly emerged containing three members from Ystwyth CC who worked well together throughout the race. On the penultimate lap it was Gareth Hodgson who attacked first quickly followed by Jeff Saycell in a desperate chase. As Hodgson soloed away to the win Jeff was caught by Gareth Jones who just pipped him for second place. Louis machine followed this group home for fourth place just a head of Gareth Lewis from Team Conti.

Organiser Michael Tarling would like to thank all the volunteers and helpers from WWCRT that helped before and on the day as well as Qinetiq, Aeron Waste Services and Cambrian Driver Training without whom the events could not have taken place. The third round of the series takes place at the same venue on Saturday 22nd March

 


Confirmed Results

Race name: U6

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Time Points
1 Rhys Caygill Finished 0
2 Finn Davies Finished 0
3 Fallon Haird West Wales Cycle Racing Team Finished E 0
4 Libby-May Carton West Wales Cycle Racing Team Finished E 0
5 Ilan Dafydd Towy Riders Finished E 0
6 Hawys Richards West Wales Cycle Racing Team Finished E 0
7 Dylan Wright Finished 0

Confirmed Results

Race name: U8

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Time Points
1 Finlay Tarling West Wales Cycle Racing Team Finished E 3
2 Alfie Davies Cycle-Tec Finished E 2
3 Cian Evans Towy Riders Finished E 1
4 Rory Gravelle TRCC (Towy Racing Cycle Club) Finished E 0
5 Harry Newton Sosban Riders Finished E 0
6 Max Bufton Hafren CC Finished E 0
7 Alaw Lewis Team Conti Finished E 3
8 Fallon Haird West Wales Cycle Racing Team Finished E 2
9 Libby-May Carton West Wales Cycle Racing Team Finished E 0

Confirmed Results

Race name: U12

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Time Points
1 Guto Dafydd Towy Riders Finished C 3
2 Iwan Evans Towy Riders Finished C 2
3 Emma Finucane Towy Riders Finished C 3
4 Ifan Phillips West Wales Cycle Racing Team Finished C 1
5 Jack Ramsbottom West Wales Cycle Racing Team Finished C 0
6 Shannon Haird West Wales Cycle Racing Team Finished C 2
7 Rosie Finucane Towy Riders Finished C 1
8 Endaf Williams West Wales Cycle Racing Team Finished C 0
9 Jack Bradick West Wales Cycle Racing Team Finished C 0
10 Dafydd Wright West Wales Cycle Racing Team Finished C 0
11 Daniel Williams West Wales Cycle Racing Team Finished D 0
12 Sarah Thomas Finished 0
13 Theo Holgate Finished 0
14 Owen Harries Finished 0

Confirmed Results

Race name: U14

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Time Points
1 Owain Roberts Towy Riders Finished B 3
2 Ella Barnwell Towy Riders Finished B 3
3 Elena Shaw Maindy Flyers Youth CC Finished B 2
4 Ieuan Phillips West Wales Cycle Racing Team Finished B 2
5 Rachel Davies West Wales Cycle Racing Team Finished B 1
6 Molly Smith Towy Riders Finished B 0
7 Cameron Heal-White West Wales Cycle Racing Team Finished B 1

Confirmed Results

Race name: U16

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Time Points
1 William Roberts County Cycles Racing Team Finished A 3
2 Marcus Williams-Dean West Wales Cycle Racing Team Finished A 2
3 Ben Cook Finished 0
4 Daniel Ramsbottom West Wales Cycle Racing Team Finished B 0
5 Alys Masters Cardiff Ajax CC Finished A 3

Confirmed Results

Race name: E/1/2/3/4

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Time Points
1 Megan Backstedt Maindy Flyers Youth CC Finished 4th 10
2 Sharon Lewis Ystwyth Cycling Club Finished 3rd 0
3 Leah Brewer Ystwyth Cycling Club Finished 4th 7
4 Lois Brewer Ystwyth Cycling Club Finished 4th 6
5 Charlotte Jennings Bynea CC Finished 4th 5
6 Anita Saycell Ystwyth Cycling Club Finished 4th 4
7 Lorna Gaul West Wales Cycle Racing Team Finished 4th 3
8 Nia Richards West Wales Cycle Racing Team Finished 4th 2

Confirmed Results

Race name: 4th Cat only

Position Name Club name Rider status Category Time Points
1 Gareth Hodgson Ystwyth Cycling Club Finished 4th 10
2 Gareth Jones Ystwyth Cycling Club Finished 4th 8
3 Jeffrey Saycell Ystwyth Cycling Club Finished 4th 0
4 Louis Mochine Swansea Wheelers CC Finished 4th 6
5 Gareth Lewis Team Conti Finished 4th 5
6 Alan Haird West Wales Cycle Racing Team Finished N/A 0
7 Richard Haywood Ystwyth Cycling Club Finished N/A 0
8 Aled Richards West Wales Cycle Racing Team Finished 4th 2
9 Pete Davies Finished 0
10 David Wright Finished 0