Weekend News Update

Weekend News Update


It was a busy weekend of racing with superb results coming from Scots in a variety of disciplines in races across the UK and further afield.

Isla Short achieved a superb 4th in the UCI MTB World Cup U23 XCO in Val di Sol. In the Junior DH Henry Kerr scored a best ever result when he claimed a brilliant 2nd place and Reece Wilson achieved an excellent 7th in Elite DH.

Onto the Road and Rhona Callander took her first major win in a senior competition at the HSBC UK Women’s Road Series Otley Grand Prix. The Team Breeze rider took victory over a Storey Racing’s Mel Lowther after the pair had left the chasing pack for dust in a fast and furious night of racing.

The Men’s Senior Road Series headed to the Bristol GP where Jack Pullar formed part of the breakaway and put in a strong sprint to finish 2nd.

Alfie George came 2nd in the Hatherleigh Junior Road Race, part of the British Cycling Junior Men’s Road Series, a race that was full of attacks and saw George sprinting against old rival Lewis Askey.

Scottish riders headed to Poland and the Dublin to compete for GB on the track and delivered some fantastic results.

Poland GP (UCI Class 1)

Jack Carlin - 3rd – Sprint, 2nd Team Sprint (with Ryan Owns and Phil Hindes)

Mark Stewart – 3rd Omnium

Neah Evans – 5th Omnium, 3rd Points

The HSBC UK National Youth Circuit Championships also took place this weekend with a group of young Scottish riders making the journey to Scarborough to compete including Anna Flynn and Imani Pereira-James who both achieved medals in their respective categories. 

The UCI Para Road World Cup, Emmen saw Karen Darke  return to racing with a 5th place following her recent focus on Triathlon.  David Smith coming 10th, competing in his second ever Road World Cup as a C1. Hannah Dines was 5th in the Handbike 4 Individual TT.