Road: Salter win ends a long wait at Old

Road: Salter win ends a long wait at Old

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Northants CRA Late Spring Series
Location: Old, near Kettering
Event: 5 May 2012
Report: Snowdon Sports


MIDDLEMARKER Michael Salter (Rockingham Forest Wheelers) sprinted to his first road race win since 2000 in round four of the Northants CRA Late Spring Series.

The 43-year-old veteran outsprinted junior Joel Lewis (Kettering CC) and the previous week’s winner John Ellis (Welland Valley CC) after three laps of the 10-mile Old circuit on an afternoon when the scratch riders failed to make an impact on the early starters in a 47-strong field.

Result:

1 Michael Salter (Rockingham Forest Wheelers) 1:12:43

2 Joel Lewis (Kettering CC)

3 John Ellis (Welland Valley CC)

4 Callum Grieve (Loughborough Students CC)

5 Mike Smith (Welland Valley CC) all @ same time

6 Phil Wilkinson (Fenland Clarion CC) @ 2sec

7 Lawrence Cox (Welland Valley CC)

8 Ian Dick (Rockingham Forest Wheelers) all @ same time

9 Nick Clarke (Welland Valley CC) at 2:28

10 Blair Adams (Kettering CC) @ same time


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.

 

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