Road: Winning start for Doyle in Cheltenham

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Location: Cheltenham Racecourse, Gloucestershire
Event: 13 July 2012
Report: Snowdon Sports

OFF-ROAD specialist Crispin Doyle (Hargroves Cycles-Specialized) moved on to tarmac for the first time this year and duly won the second round of the Leisure Lakes Circuit Series at Cheltenham Racecourse.

The 39-year-old Swindon rider, whose last road win came in the corresponding series two years ago, took the honours in the 25-mile race for second, third and fourth categories ahead of James Phillips (Severn RC).


1 Crispin Doyle (Hargroves Cycles-Specialized)
2 James Phillips (Severn RC)
3 Rob Westwood (M&D Kinetica RT)
4 Lewis King (Beeline Bicycles)
5 Tony Kiss (Rapid Performance Coaching RT)
6 Rupert Denny (GWR Team)
7 Cameron Foster (Zappi’s CC)
8 Scott Chalmers (Dream Cycling)
9 Harry Walton (Cheltenham & County CC)
10 Richard Cleaver (Leisure Lakes
Women: Beth Crumpton (Scott Contessa Epic)
Youth A
1 Tom Marshall (VC Montpellier)
2 Thomas Lane (Stratford CC)
3 Andrew Butler (Stratford CC)
Youth B
1 Kier Lewis (Stratford CC)
2 Joe Wood (Cheltenham & County CC)
Youth C
1 Andrew Wheatley (Halesowen A&CC)
2 Ben Sluman (VC Montpellier)
Youth D
1 Luke Simmonds (Stratford CC)
2 David Meyer (Cheltenham & County CC)
Youth E
1 Jacob Barrett (Stratford CC)
2 Daniel Ascroft (Cheltenham & County CC)
3 Sam Hinett-Denham (BC Private Member)
Girls: Cerys Simmonds (Stratford CC)

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.