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May 31

EY Road Race League #3 – Giving it Moore

Richard Moore, Squadra RT ignored the wet conditions to register a fine win at Walkington in the East Yorkshire Road Race League

Thank you to all who turned out and raced or helped out on Thursday night. The forecast was for rain (well done the weather people) and it certainly did rain – before, during and after the race. 38 riders signed on but about 6 changed their minds before the start.

The race started with 3 start groups. The scratch group caught group 2 within the first 2 laps, then caught the first group on the start of lap 3, at which point a lone rider Richard Moore took off the front up the long drag from Walkington to High Hunsley, with the assistance of a back wind.

The bunch held back from making an effort in bringing back the lone rider until near the top at High Hunsley. Richard Moore was caught, but an attack on the start of lap 4 saw 4 riders go clear. Moore must have felt strong and he attacked again and soloed to the win 20 seconds clear of the trio of breakaway riders.

Dan Posnett led the remains of the bunch across the line 45 seconds behind the winner.

Result from East Yorkshire Road Race League event #3 is as follows:

PositionRider NameClub/Team
1stRichard MooreSquadra RT
2ndAlex DaltonSquadra RT
3rdJacob TrotterSquadra RT
4thNathan WilsonWilsons Wheels RT
5thDaniel PosnettHull Thursday RC
6thBrendon AtkinsonUnattached
7thBilly RobinsonSquadra RT
8thAdrian HillUnattached
9thAndy FaichneyCity RC (Hull)
10thMark RamageVC Beverley

After 3 events the league is still close at the top, with a different winner at each of the events so far, so placings are starting to look very important.

The current top 10 league positions are as follows:

PositionRider NameClub/Team NamePoints
1stJacob TrotterSquadra RT17
2nd =Alex DaltonSquadra RT15
2nd =Nathan WilsonWilsons Wheels RT15
4thDaniel PosnettHull Thursday RC13
5thTony GoundryActive/CP Cycles RT12
6thJason YoungCity RC (Hull)11
7th =Chris DaddySquadra RT10
7th =Richard MooreSquadra RT10
7th =Ben RobertsBridlington CC10
10thLewis JacksonDymag-T-1-D9

The next event is at Etton on 5 June at 7:00pm.

Hope to see you all there.

 

Photos of EYRR League Event 3 from Craig Zadoroznyj ©craigzadphotos

 

Andy Abbott
Organiser, East Yorkshire Road Race League
Email: andyabb@hotmail.co.uk
Mob: 07725838247
Phone: (01262) 679059