Hugh Carthy

16 yr old Hugh Carthy from Fulwood nr Preston, who has been signed up by the top Coventry based Cycle Race Team—Team Jewson—M.I.Racing—Thule—CNP. Was the first member of the team to win on the Road this season, and as a result receives the Jewson “ Rider of the Month “ award for February.—Hugh  will be concentrating on all of the major Junior events in the UK , throughout the 2011 season, and  has just finished a very creditable 12th overall in the Bristol 2 Day Race one of the National Junior series events, and competing against riders 2 years older, –his team mate 17yr old Rob Yeatman was not so lucky as he crashed towards the end of stage 2 , but finished , only to find out that he had broken his Collar Bone ,and will now be out for several weeks.

Hugh followed this ride with a brilliant 5th place in the Classic Circuit of the Dales Time Trial , the highest ever placing by a 16 yr old rider-

At the end of the month Hugh takes part in the Isle of Man 3 day race for Junior riders.

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