WVCC Oulton Park 2019 Round 3 – 11th June results

A happy(?) bunch of judges and marshalls, enjoying the early English summer.

Again absolutely massive thanks to this crowd of judges plus the photographers and signers on. Who could have predicted that the weather would have been as bad as last week. Well it wasn’t, it was worse! Also thanks to motorbike Marshall’s and ambulance crew. Despite the atrocious weather we ran two successful races. Six hardy WVCC riders raced. I got first in my age group (O60s) but was beaten in the sprint by both John O’Mara and Shaun Roberts who both finished just outside the top three in the O 50s. In the young guns race Sam Taylor was very active throughout and got fourth in the sprint, Dave Walker was unusually quiet after a lively start finishing in the bunch as did Emily.

Well done all and thank you again everyone for supporting the events. See you all in the tropical weather we will get next year.

Results and some images below:

M Category - aged 30 - 39 on the day of the race

PositionRiderClub
1Michael AshurstOnimpex Bioracer Racing Team
2Matthew WalesTeam Aspire

A Category - aged 40 - 44 on the day of the race

PositionRiderClub
1Benjamin GannonSt Helens Cycle Racing Club
2Angelo Derosa-
3Steve CartlidgePro Vision Racing Team

B Category - aged 45 - 49 on the day of the race

PositionRiderClub
1Robert Done Warrington Road Club
2Jarod GarringtonGraham Weigh Racing
3Tim WorthingtonNorwich Cycling Club

C Category - aged 50 - 54 on the day of the race

PositionRiderClub
1Mark ParsonsTeam ASL-Bolton
2Jon SmithWarrington Road Club
3David Roberts St Helens Cycle Racing Club

D Category - aged 55 - 59 on the day of the race

PositionRiderClub
1Jan KardaszFibrax Wreham Road Club
2Andrew LargeGraham Weigh Racing

E Category - aged 60 - 64 on the day of the race

PositionRiderClub
1Kevan UnderhillWeaver Valley Cycling Club
2Geoff RawlinsonSt Helens Cycle Racing Club
3Robert FinchArctic Tacx RT

F Category - aged 65 - 69 on the day of the race

PositionRiderClub
1Alan ForresterGraham Weigh Racing
2Phil BrattonVC Ventoux
3David CumingGraham Weigh Racing

How many club members does it take to dress the President?
Four.
Two to help him with his hood, one to look on in amazement and one to photograph it.

Not too many smiles out there tonight.

Nothing nicer than being out there on your own in such delightful conditions.

Sam & Dave.

Sam & Dave.

9 more laps? You cannot be serious.

Tentatively round Old Hall Corner.

Onto the straight ready for another jolly lap.

Only 8 laps to go? …..

Dave opens wide and gets a refreshing drink.

The pace quickens. Riders dreaming of the warm and dry after the finish. None wanting too go on. None wanting to give up.

Still wet.

Relentless.

‘All I want is my settee, warmth, dry… and food. I’m Cat 2 dont’cha know?’ Thought Em, loudly, on lap n of n (number of laps are largely irrelevant on a night like this).

 

As a club, we’d like to wish Andrew Simpson @simmo_on_sport all the best for the future, with a heartfelt thanks for supporting WVCC all these years....

Upcoming Events

Aug
24
Sat
2019
09:00 Alternative Training Ride
Alternative Training Ride
Aug 24 @ 09:00 – 12:00
Early Saturday ride – Steadier alternative to the training run. Starting 09:00 Saturday- Meet at Hatchmere with a cafe stop at Cleopatras. Distance about 45 miles and back for 12:00. Averaging 18mph ish
10:00 Training Ride
Training Ride
Aug 24 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Hatchmere X rds for a 10am sharp depart.. 10:01 we’ll be gone..
Aug
28
Wed
2019
10:00 Wrinklies Ride Out
Wrinklies Ride Out
Aug 28 @ 10:00 – 14:30
A 10:00 for a 10:10 depart.. an easy, no one gets left behind run. Usually head out into the wind so we have a tail wind home.
Aug
31
Sat
2019
09:00 Alternative Training Ride
Alternative Training Ride
Aug 31 @ 09:00 – 12:00
Early Saturday ride – Steadier alternative to the training run. Starting 09:00 Saturday- Meet at Hatchmere with a cafe stop at Cleopatras. Distance about 45 miles and back for 12:00. Averaging 18mph ish
10:00 Training Ride
Training Ride
Aug 31 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Hatchmere X rds for a 10am sharp depart.. 10:01 we’ll be gone..
Sep
4
Wed
2019
10:00 Wrinklies Ride Out
Wrinklies Ride Out
Sep 4 @ 10:00 – 14:30
A 10:00 for a 10:10 depart.. an easy, no one gets left behind run. Usually head out into the wind so we have a tail wind home.

Club Meeting Times

Sunday runs:

09:30 - Winnington Park Rugby Football Club - see calendar for updated start times (Most runs 10:00 during the winter months)

Tuesday evening (informal - usually a small gathering!)

20:00 onwards - Winnington Park Rugby Football Club

Wednesday runs:

10:00 - Hatchmere

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