Paignton Regatta Circuit Races

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Paignton Regatta Circuit Races

14 August, 2009; Thanks to Charles Whitton

Photo Report

End of the first circuit and Jon Locke (Sports Beans/Willier) leads eventual winner Jake Durant (Mid Devon RC)

Rob Willcocks (Somerset RC/Bicycle Chain) stretches out the field covered by Jon Locke

It soon becomes apparent who’s controlling the leaders as again Jon Locke covers Rob Lyne (Giant CC/Giant) who tries to open a gap

Active throughout the race was Anthony O’Boyle (Cwmcarn Paragon/Dudleys/The Bike Cellar)

Left: Ben Simmons (Team Wiggle) forces the pace at the front of the leaders. Right:Jake Durant leads team mate Andy Hitchins around one of the 3 tight slippery corners which lead to a quite a few riders crashing out

Left: Will Hornby (Cycle Sport South Hams/LH Rendle/The Bike Cellar) fights to get back on. Right: Having another go is Anthony O’Boyle

Eventual 3rd Rob Lyne leads eventual 2nd Andy Hitchins

Jon Locke leads O’Boyle, Jake Durant and Rob Lyne along a damp and dark Paignton Seafront!!

Despite all his efforts Anthony O’Boyle had to settle for 7th place

Jake Durant wins the Paignton Reggata Criterium

Winner of the support race, George Stevens (Halsowen C&AC)

Provisional result
1.    Jake Durant Mid-Devon RC
2.    Andrew Hitchins Mid-Devon RC
3.    Robert Lyne Giant CC
4.    Tom Collier Pendragon Kalas
5.    David Streule London Dynamo
6.    James William Pendragon Kalas
7.    Anthony O’Boyle Cwmcarn Paragon
8.    Peter Georgi Epic Viner Racing Team
9.    Phil Borrett Bikinmotion
10.    Pete Johnston Team Tor 2000
11.    Jon Locke Sports Beans Willier

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