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Jul 30

EY Road Race League #5 – Ward wins at Kilham

For most riders the Kilham event is the furthest race to get to and England football team were playing their second game of the World Cup, so it was a surprise to have an equally good turn out as all the previous events.

The Kilham course is a more compact circuit than most, undulating with a main climb.

The race started with 4 group, after a couple of laps group 2 caught group 1 up the main climb and another lap-and-a-half, group 3 caught group 2.

At the beginning of lap 5 the Scratch group could clearly see the larger main bunch ahead of them, but time was running out to catch them.

The main bunch began their sprint for the finish with Stephen Ward, former national schoolboy champion, crossing the line first.

The Scratch group had made contact at the back of the bunch, but the prized top 10 had been taken.

 

Results

 

1st – Steve Ward- In Gear Coaching Rt

2nd – Billy Robinson – Squadra

3rd – Rob Hill – Peturia RT

4th – Matt Beaumont – Wilsons Wheels RT

5th – Dan Posnett – HTRC

6th – Mel Blackford – Brid CC

7th – Glen Harrison – HTRC

8th – Rhys Barratt

9th – Neil Dean – HTRC

10th – Martin Parker – VC Beverley

Current Overall

1st = Billy Robinson/Jacob Trotter – 22pts

3rd – Alex Dalton – 20pts

4th – Dan Posnett – 19pts

5th – Rhys Barratt 18pts

6th= Chris Daddy/Nathan Wilson/Andy Faichney 15pts

9th= Rob Hill/Matt Beaumont 13pts

 

Sorry the results are rather late.

Photos of EYRR League Event 5 from Chris Brown

 

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