TT: Grant retains Sam Dooley title

TT: Grant retains Sam Dooley title


Location: Bishopton, Renfrewshire
Event: 25 August 2013
Report: Snowdon Sports/Kenny Steele

Iain Grant ( retained his Sam Dooley Memorial title on a glorious morning on the Westferry with a time of 51:20.

Blue skies met the riders as they congregated at the strip at Bishopton and those with early starts got the benefit of the still conditions.

A breeze picked up as the morning went on. Andrew Whitehall was an early leader back at the strip in a fine time of 54:56 with the big hitters still to finish. Jim Cusick (Glasgow Couriers) finished second in a time of 53:20 with Barry McGurk (Glasgow Road Club) taking third place with a 54:07 but there was no stopping reigning Scottish Champion Grant as he powered to victory.

There was a victory for the reigning Scottish Ladies Champion, Jay Burgess (Sandy Wallace Cycles) as well with a winning time of 61:26.

A special mention goes to the sole youth entry in the field, Stuart Turvey (Sandy Wallace Cycles), riding a restricted gear fixed wheel. He was just outside the hour with a time of 60:05.

The event also saw the crowning of Alan Holmes as Johnstone Wheelers 25m Time Trial Champion 2013 with a time of 56:30.


1 Iain Grant 51:20
2 James Cusick Glasgow Couriers 53:20
3 Barry McGurk Glasgow Road Club 54:07
4 Gerry McGarrity Inverclyde Velo 54:47
5 Andrew Whitehall Equipe Velo Ecosse/Montpeliers 54:56
6 Graeme Hay Stirling Bike Club 55:27
7 Allan Mill Sandy Wallace Cycles 55:30
8 Christopher Staples Fullarton Wheelers 55:40
9 Paul McLafferty Glasgow Ivy CC 55:50
10 Callum Finlayson Forres CC 56:02
11 Daniel McShane Glasgow Road Club 56:09
12 Nick Tryon 56:10
13 Mark Skilling Ayr Roads Cycling Club 56:20
14 Iain Elliott West Lothian Clarion CC 56:25
15 Angus Wilson Dundee Thistle RC 56:25

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