Location: Salt Ayre Sports Centre, Lancaster
Event: 9 March 2013
Report: Snowdon Sports
Team Corley Cycles’ rider Simon Wilson drew first blood in the E123 race at the opening round of the Wallis Cycles Spring Series at the Salt Ayre Sports Centre in Lancaster on Saturday.
The 32-year-old from near Burnley edged out Hope Factory Racing rival James Gullen, 23 and from Lancaster, while Jacob Tipper (Biketreks) took third and just beat team-mate Jake Cowan to the final podium spot.
The fourth cat race was won by Kendal 22-year-old Thomas Gibson (Kent Valley RC), who beat 52-year-old veteran Greg Plummer (Lancs Fire), while Team Wallis CHH rider Simon Mulholland was third.
And in the women’s race it was 16-year-old Flora Gillies (Team ASL360) who took victory, beating Cumbria 20-year-old Lauren Brown (Abergavenny RC), while another teenager, 17-year-old Louise Borthwick (Edinburgh RC) took third.
1 Simon Wilson (Team Corley Cycles)
2 James Gullen (Hope Factory Racing)
3 Jacob Tipper (Biketreks)
4 Jake Cowan (Biketreks)
5 Julian Pearson (Team Wallis CHH)
6 Tom Bracegirdle (Biketreks)
7 Stuart Reid (Wheelbase)
8 Oliver Payton (CS Pendle)
9 Steve Abbott (Team Wallis CHH)
10 Jordan Rigby (Team Wallis CHH)
1 Thomas Gibson (Kent Valley RC)
2 Greg Plummer (Lancs Fire)
3 Simon Mulholland (Team Wallis CHH)
4 Chris Hall (unattached)
5 Adam Pickthall (Barrow Central Wheelers)
6 Andrew Butler (Lune RCC)
7 Ben Oglesby (Albarosa CC)
8 Martin Bretherton (unattached)
9 Tom Williams (unattached)
10 David Allonby (Overplay)
1 Flora Gillies (Team ASL360)
2 Lauren Brown (Abergavenny RC)
3 Louise Borthwick (Edinburgh RC)
4 Zoe Armstrong (Scott Contessa-Epic)
5 Amy Gornall (Scott Contessa-Epic)
6 Claire Martin (Edinburgh RC)
7 Sarah Rose (Team 22)
8 Sarah Stephen (Stirling BC)
9 Hannah MacDonald (unattached)
10 Hannah Sammut (unattached)
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