A fantastic weekends racing for Coventry’s “Team Jewson—M.I.Racing—Polypipe—McCann” Cycling Team, with 5 victories around the U.K.
A brilliant win for Lindsay Newman in Round 1 of the Lady Veteran race as part of the Midland Friday evening mountain bike series—held at Delepre Abbey, Northamptonshire, such was her performance, she also finished 2ndoverall in the senior Ladies race.
Coventry’s Peter Busby, back to good form, finished 2nd in the over 50 race, and team mate Tim Stowe from Wellesbourne also finished 2nd in the over 60 race. At the other end of the scale Youth member of the M.I.Racing Youth Academy—Ed Hopkins finished 3rd in the Junior race.
In round 1 of the Midland Mountain Bike series held at Parkwood Springs—Sheffield.—Lindsay Newman, finished several minutes clear of her rivals in the Lady Veteran race.
National Series Champion 2018, Kirby Bennett from Burbage near Hinckley finished 3rd in the over 60 race. Kirby, recently back training, following several weeks off due to a virus.
Team members were dominant at the Paul Simons Homes sponsored Road Races held on the Blackmore Circuit in the south coast area.
50 year old Antony Wallis won his 201st Road Race, in past 10 seasons–when he was part of a 5 rider break a way group contesting the finish. On the same circuit 60 year old Les Liddiard won his 3rd road race of the season breaking clear with 16 miles to go in the 60+ race.
Not to be out done –M.I.Racing Youth Academy riders performed brilliantly in their first ever Open Time Trial. The event was the Matlock Open 10 mile event in Derbyshire, with Josh Giddings recording the super fast time of 21 mins 17 secs to take 1st place and his team mate Jack Brough recording 23-03 for 5th place.
A total of 5 victories—2 seconds—2 Thirds and a Fifth place in events across the UK at the weekend.