Road: Rees wins again at Croft

Road: Rees wins again at Croft

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Location: Croft Racing Circuit, Dalton-on-Tees, North Yorkshire
Event: 16 February 2013
Report: Snowdon Sports


Round two winner Jack Rees (Achieve-Skinnergate Racing) proved it was no fluke when he took the win in round three of the Velo29 Winter Series, staged on the Croft circuit near Dalton on Tees in North Yorkshire.

The 23-year-old from Stockton on Tees took the win ahead of the promoting club’s James Alder (Velo29) in the E1234 handicap race, while Blumilk.com rider David Johnson was third.

Run over 15 laps of a two mile circuit, the race was the penultimate round of the series and included races for fourth category riders and women as well as a Go Race event.

Durham University CC rider Dan Bryant, 20, took victory in the 8-lap scratch race for fourth cats and women, and also won the mid-race sprint too. Frank Montague took second, ahead of Luke Mullen (Hetton Hawks) in third.

And Stockton Wheelers’ Jamie Corcoran won the Go Race event over the same distance, beating Durham University CC’s Chris Mullner.


Results:

E1234 Handicap (15 laps, 30 miles):
1 Jack Rees (Achieve-Skinnergate Racing)
2 James Alder (Velo 29)
3 David Johnson (Blumilk.com)
4 Charlie Tanfield (Wallis Cycles)
5 Adam Robertson (Blumilk.com)
6 Taylor Cardus (unattached)
7 Richard Beckley (Border City Wheelers)
8 Unidentified
9 Andrew Hall (Tyne and Wear Fire Service CC)
10 Kevin Byers (Fietsen Tempo)
Sprint: Graham Howell (Forza Cycles RT).

4th Cat/Women E1234 (8-lap scratch, 18 miles):
1 Dan Bryant (Durham University CC)
2 Frank Montague (unattached)
3 Luke Mullen (Hetton Hawks)
4 Peter Boyes (unattached)
5 Luke Preston (Airedale Olympic)
6 Andrew Drummon (Border City Wheelers)
Sprint: Dan Bryant (Durham Univ CC)

Go Race (8-lap scratch, 18 miles):
1 Jamie Corcoran (Stockton Wheelers)
2 Chris Mullner (Durham Univ CC)
3 Ste How (unattached)
4 Alex Reid (Durham Univ CC)
5 Callum Stephen (Durham Univ CC)
6 Kein Boyd (unattached)


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