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Road: Visiting Martin wins Martyn Dobson Memorial

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Martyn Dobson Memorial Trophy
Location: Middlesbrough, Teeside
Event: 1 September 2012
Report: Snowdon Sports


Andrew Martin entered the Martyn Dobson Memorial Trophy whilst visiting a cousin in the UK.

Martin, who resides in Australia, went on to win the race, pulling away from a bunch of five towards the end.

The 50-mile race, made up 60 laps, saw quite a gulf in ability with the top five riders lapping the rest of the field.

Halfway through the race, the five got away from the bunch and continued to pull away. There was never any hope of the other riders catching them and the race ended with a sprint, which Martin won comfortably.

Dan Smith, riding for organising team Velo29, finished in second and James adler of VC Briganti - Cycleways RT was third.

In the support race, Martin Axon of Velo29 RT took the win, leading from Bonshakersbikes.com’s Paul Lamb.

Results:

E/1/2/3:
1 Andrew Martin (Melville Fremantle CC)
2 Dan Smith (Velo29-OTR-Vankru)
3 James Adler (VC Briganti - Cycleways RT)
4 Alan Nixon (Blackhawk Bikes)
5 Karl Denton (Easterley RC)
6 Craig Anderson (Blackhawk Bikes)
7 Ben Hetherington (Ferryhill Wheelers CC)
8 Simon Baxter (Herbalife-Leisure Lakes Bikes.com)
9 Carl Donaldson (unattached)
10 Tom Timothy (Velo29-OTR-Vankru)
3/4:
1 Martin Axon (Velo29 CT)
2 Paul Lamb (Boneshakersbikes.com)
3 Paul Stubbs (Ferryhill Wheelers CC)
4 Robert Hamill (Achievecyclecoaching.co.uk)
5 Jacob Kriehn (Achievecyclecoaching.co.uk)
6 Scott Auld (Stockton Wheelers CC)
7 Steven Bell (Fietsen Tempo)
8 Luke Price (Fietsen Tempo)
9 Greg Fletcher (Achievecyclecoaching.co.uk)
10 Gavin Williams (Dennis Distribution)


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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