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Road: Watson takes Middlesbrough circuit win

Road: Watson takes Middlesbrough circuit win

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Location: Middlesbrough Cycle Circuit, Middlesbrough
Event: 6 June 2013
Report: Snowdon Sports

Robert Watson (Dirtwheels Cycles) took his third win of the season in the E/1/2/3 race in round four of the Thursday Crit League in Middlesbrough.

The 21-year-old from Bingley charged to victory ahead of Alan Nixon (Blackhawk Bikes) in second and Marcus Smith (Cleveland Whls CC) in third.

In the category 3/4 race it was 15-year-old Robert Gray from York who took top spot from Ruari Grant (Durham University CC). In joint third were Harry Craig (Motivo RT) and Matthew Worton (Blackhawk Bikes).

It was the second time in the same evening that Gray had won a race having also topped the Youth A Boys race.

In the other youth races, Benjamin Moody (Achieve- Skinnergate) was top under 14 and Samantha Verrill (CDNE) was top under 14 girl.


1 Robert Watson (Dirtwheels Cycles)
2 Alan Nixon (Blackhawk Bikes)
3 Marcus Smith (Cleveland Whls CC)
4 Christopher Mark (Velo29-Blackhawk)
5 Matthew Cooper (Achieve-Skinnergate)
6 Jack Rees (Achieve-Skinnergate)
7 Alex Bottomley (Wheelbase Altura)
8 Simon West (Cyclesense)
9 Richard Meadows (Team Sportscover)
10 Christian Fewtrell (Achieve-Skinnergate)

1 Robert Gray (Clifton CC)
2 Ruari Grant (Durham University CC)
3 Harry Craig (Motivo RT)
3 Matthew Worton (Blackhawk Bikes)
5 James Moohan (Ashburn Wealth)
6 Jon Chambers (Garforth Whls)
7 Graham Wood (Achieve-Skinnergate)
8 Joshua Cutler (RST Racing Team)
9 James Peacock (Achieve-Skinnergate)
10 Iain Turnbull (Achieve-Skinnergate)

Youth A boys:
1 Robert Gray (Clifton CC)
2 Ralf Hodgson (CDNE)
3 Alex Evans (CDNE)

Youth B boys:
1 Benjamin Moody (Achieve-Skinnergate)
2 Aaron Preston (Cleveland Whls)

Youth B girls:
1 Samantha Verrill (CDNE)
2 Fiona Turnbull (Tyneside Vagabonds CC)

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