Young Scots Continue To Show Promise At British XC Series
Fifteen young Scots traveled to Dalby British XC Series to be greeted by the testing World Cup course which included some challenging technical sections and lung busting climbs.
First race of the day and Lucy Grant continued her winning streak by making it 3 wins out 3 for the series. In the juvenile boys, Tomas Van Holten made an immediate impact in his first NPS race coming in 2nd after two laps.
Onto the youth categories and Hannah Ferguson came in a solid 3rd place in the girl's race whilst Stuart Wilcox had a stunning last lap to close a 50 second gap and win the youth boys. In addition to Stuart the Scottish boys showed there collective strength by taking 6 of the top 9 places in their category.
Onto the juniors and Katy Winton is starting to come into form winning her race in style. In the juniors boys, Grant ferguson and Kenta Gallagher had a good battle over 4 laps of the course with Grant moving clear with 2 laps to go to take the win from Kenta.
In the elite women, lee craigie put in a gritty performance to bag a solid 4th spot which now see's her leading he Elite Women's Series.
Details and full results of the event can be seen here
We'll have a full report and photography soon.
4th Lee Craigie Torq Performance - 02:00:53
7th Lesley Ingram Glentress Riders - 02:07:18
13th Rab Wardell The Kinesis Morvelo Project - 01:57:33
14th Dave Henderson Pedal Power RT - 01:58:44
1st Katy Winton Glentress Riders - 01:17:19
1st Grant Ferguson Dooleys Cycles RT - 01:16:35
2nd Kenta Gallagher Scott UK - 01:17:55
1st Lucy Grant Peebles CC/ Apline Bikes - 00:52:51
2nd Thomas Van Holten redrock raiders/highland bicycle co. - 00:46:20
3rd Hannah Ferguson Glentress riders - 00:53:32
1st Stuart Wilcox Inners MTB Racing/i-Cycles - 01:02:07
5th Ben Miller West Highland Wheelers / off Beat Bikes - 01:03:06
6th Scott Lindsay Innerleithen MTB Racing/icycles - 01:04:01
7th Ross Wilcox Inners MTB Racing/i-Cycles - 01:04:13
8th Iain Paton Square Wheels Cycles - 01:05:05
9th Tom Evans Square Wheels Cycles - 01:05:06
14th Ross Green Stewartry Wheelers - 01:08:07
Grand Vet Female
1st Fiona Paton Square Wheels Cycles - 01:56:35
2nd Paul Newnham Leslie Bike Shop/ Right Move Windows - 01:40:57
2nd iain nimmo squadra porcini - 01:23:45