Road: Starkey first in Steve Taylor Memorial RR

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Location: Castlemorton, Worcestershire
Event: 1 July 2012
Report: Snowdon Sports

Dave Starkey (Fred Williams) pedalled to victory in the Steve Taylor Memorial Road Race held in Worcestershire on Sunday.

The 24-year-old Wolverhampton rider was ahead of competition from Jason Gurney of and Mark Corbett (Worcester St John’s CC) after toiling round 62 miles of road.

The race, organised annually by Gloucester City CC and held in memory of a promising young cyclist who passed away, takes in a tough uphill drag as it climbs to a finish.

The top six will compete for the Railsport 2012 National Championship.


1 Dave Starkey (Fred Williams Cycles)
2 Jason Gurney (
3 Mark Corbett (Worcester St John’s CC)
4 Rupert Denny (GWR Team)
5 Jonathan Pain (Leisure Lakes
6 David Lowe (Newcastle RC 2001)
7 Craig Wallduck (University of Bristol CC)
8 Marc Flay (Kenilworth Wheelers CC)
9 Nick Walmsley (Corinium CC)
10 Mark Munns (Ride 24/7)

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.