17/05/2018 - Former World Champion Mitchell Rides League

The fine weather held for the third round of the  Brooks Cycles Track , Lyme Valley Velodrome, Newcastle under Lyme .

The night started with the Freewheelers League with the biggest turnout so far for this year with 16 riders taking part. The top points scores across the three groups were as follows;

Group 1 Harry Clewlow Lyme RC 8 Points Group 2 Oscar Peel Lyme RC 10 Points

Group 3 Thomas Ford Lyme RC 11 Points


The main league started with the second round of the 500m Handicap League. Fifteen riders lined up for this event so the judges had their work cut out with league sponsor Tony Brooks ( Brooks Cycles ) taking the win to show not only can he will National Power lifting events he can do a fast 500m  as well. In the Team sprint the team of Pete Humphries ( Brooks Cycles) Harry Ledingham-Horn ( Lyme RC ) and pete Mitchell ( Backline Racing ) took the win. The sprint final saw former World Paralympic Tandem Champion Pete Mitchell take a superb win from Joel Partington ( Sportcity Velo )

In the A Class Endurance events Ian Douglas ( Lyme RC )  won the opening 10 laps scratch before Thomas Bullock ( Newport CC ) won the win and out event. Cai Davies ( Finchley RT ) won the devil and Joel Partington was in great form to win the final 20 laps scratch. 

The B Class races Iain Davidson won all four events to take a good lead in the overall table. 

The C Class leagues a full program of events with Mark Ireland ( Lyme RC ) who was riding his first track league, take the opening 6 laps scratch before Darren Hughes won the win and out. Richard Coates ( Leek CC ) won the devil and Neil Batten ( Velo Runner )took the 20 laps scratch. 

The youth events were dominated by Josh Marsden who won all four races to open up a good lead win the overall standings. 




Group 1 

Race 1

1st           Harry Clewlow                                   Lyme RC

2nd          Evie Davis                           Lyme RC

3rd           Liam Campbell                                  Lyme RC


Race 2

1st           Thomas Alcock Lyme RC                                      

2nd          Minnie McKenzie    Lyme RC

3rd           Harry Brayford Lyme RC


Race 3

1st           Harry Brayford

2nd          Harry Clewlow

3rd           Evie Davis


Race 4

1st           Minnie McKenzie

2nd          Harry Clewlow

3rd           Evie Davis




Group 2

Race 1

1st           Oscar Peel                                Lyme RC

2nd          Olly Davis                 Lyme RC

3rd   Eadie Jones Lyme RC


Race 2

1st           Charlie Clewlow                                Lyme RC

2nd`        Oscar Peel

3rd   Olly Davis

Race 3

1st           Oscar Peel

2nd          Charlie Clewlow

3rd   Eadie Jones


Race 4

1st           Charlie Clewlow

2nd          Olly Davis

3rd Oscar Peel




Group 3 

Race 1

1st           George Morton Lyme RC

2nd          Thomas Ford Lyme RC        

3rd   Eddie Townsend Lyme RC                         


Race 2

1st           Max McKenzie

2nd    Thomas Ford

3rd   Sophie Griffiths

Race 3

1st           Thomas Ford

2nd          Eddie Townsend

3rd   Max McKenzie

Race 4

1st           Thomas Ford

2nd          George Morton

3rd   Eddie Townsend



500m Handicap League

1st           Tony Brooks                 Brooks Cycles

2nd          Steve Cronshaw                                   Brooks Cycles

3rd           Phil Houlton     Brooks Cycles

4th   Pete Mitchell     Backline Racing

5th   Pete Humphries     Brooks Cycles


Youth Handicap

1st           Josh Marsden   Lyme RC

2nd          Thomas Wheaver                                Lyme RC

3rd           Seth Ireland   Lyme RC

 A Endurance 10 lap scratch

1st           Ian Douglas   Lyme RC              

2nd          Cai Davies   Finchley RT

3rd           Thomas Bullock   Newport CC


B Class 10 lap Scratch 

1st Iain Davidson BC PM


C Class 8 lap Scratch

1st Mark Ireland Lyme RC

2nd Richard Coates Leek CC

3rd Neil Batten Velo Runner


Sprinters League Team Sprint

1st           Pete Humphries

              Harry Ledingham-Horn Lyme RC

             Pete Mitchell

2nd   Chris Pyatt Brooks Cycles

              Josh Spendelow Brooks Cycles

  Tom White Middleton CC

3rd   Joel Partington Sportcity Velo

              Steve Cronshaw

              Tony Brooks


Youth Team sprint

1st           Seth Ireland

  Josh Marsden 


A Class win and Out

1st           Tom Bullock

2nd          Ian Douglas

3rd           Cai Davies


B Class Win and Out

1st Iain Davidson


C Class Win and Out

1st Darren Hughes Lyme RC

2nd Neil Batten

3rd Richard Coates


Youth Devil

1st           Josh Marsden

2nd          Jacob Gilkes Lichfield CCC

3rd           Thomas Wheaver


A Class Endurance Devil

1st           Cai Davies

2nd          Thomas Bullock

3rd          Ian Douglas

B Class Devil

1st Iain Davidson



C Class devil

1st Richard Coates

2nd Hannah Davies

3rd Paige Nutton


Sprint Final

1st           Pete Mitchell

2nd          Joel Partington

3rd          Josh Spendelow


Youth Points

1st           Josh Marsden

2nd          Jacob Gilkes

3rd           Thomas Bullock



20 lap Scratch A 

1st           Joel Partington

2nd          Pete Mitchell

3rd           Cai Davies



1st          Iain Davidson



1st Neil Batten

2nd Sallie Birchall

3rd Paige Nutton 

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