Results: Circuit Race Series


George Nolan & James Gullen winners at week 9 of the Circuit Race Series at Salt Ayre (NW)

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From Nev Pearson, Salt Ayre Cycling Association

E/1/2 race 1 hour + 5 laps
After the usual early skirmishes a strong break of 6 riders formed and stayed away gaining around half-a-lap eventually. In the closing laps James Gullen (Team Hope Racing) decided not to leave it to a sprint and took off alone to finish with a good gap over the sprint for 2nd place, won by Neil Robinson (Lune RCC) whilst Jack Sadler ( made a formality of the bunch sprint for 7th.

Thanks to for sponsorship, Tony Sweeney and Geoff Newcombe for Commisairing, members of Kent Valley RC for marshalling, Dennis for manning the lap board, bell and flags and Kay Atkinson for running the sign-on and result desk.

1st James Gullen Team Hope Racing
2nd Neil Robinson Lune RCC
3rd Dillon Byrne Maxgear
4th Gary Spencely Lakes RC
5th Tim Lawson Wheelbase
6th Jamie Kennedy Paisley Wheelers RT
7th Jack Sadler
8th Sam Dobson BC PM
9th Jake Cowan Biketreks RT
10th Adrian Dalgliesh Lune RCC
11th Fabian Brennan Velocity WD40
12th Steve Clarke Wheelbase
13th Shaun Pearson Ribble Valley CRC
14th John Didsbury Salt Ayre Cog Set
15th Sam Jackson
16th Jonathan Cregeen Biketreks RT
17th Steve Abbott Teamwallis
18th John Agnew BC PM
19th James Knox Champion Systems
Starters: 21 riders

3/4/W race 40mins + 3 laps
A good break formed with some strong riders and it looked for a while like succeeding but it came down to a large bunch sprint with almost the whole field in contention and George Nolan (Clitheroe BC) again showed his sprinting prowess with a clear win. Jess Atkinson finished in the middle of the bunch to be best of the female riders.

1st George Nolan Clitheroe BC
2nd Rob Pye
3rd Connor French Cycle Sport Pendle
4th Ian Rutherford Lune RCC
5th Andy Markham Lune RCC
6th Anthony Windle Dave Hinde Racing
7th Chris Vaughan
8th Simon Barnes
9th Andy Hunt Bradford VC
10th John Vart BC PM

Due to camera error it was not possible to accurately position riders after the first 10 in the bunch but the following riders finished in the bunch Tony Hood Ribble Valley CRC
Joe Westwood Cycle Sport Pendle
Adam Pickthall Barrow Central Wheelers
Jon Green Kuota
Darren French Cycle Sport Pendle
Matt Hirst Lune RCC
Stephen Gardner Lancaster CC
Ian Boydon Lune RCC
Mark Strickland Settle www
Ash Whaites Settle www
Paolo Brucciani Lune RCC
Keith Robertson Lancaster CC
Paul Andrews Lancaster CC
Mark Brennan Lancaster CC
John Dodgin Biketreks RT
Neil Hamilton BC PM
Phil Peake Lune RCC
Paul Stables Lancon
Duncan Smith
Geoff Mates
Matt Hoyle Wheelbase
Jess Atkinson Team 22
Eve Dixon Maxgear
Janet Nolan Clitheroe BC
Louise Murray Ribble Valley CRC
starters 38 riders in total



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