Good Start To Track Season

Gerard van Antwerpen and Callum Saunders were both in good early season form to take three wins each in Cuddon Cycling Marlborough’s first evening of track racing at Athletic Park on Monday. In the open grade events van Antwerpen won the 1000m scratch, keirin and 8000m scratch. Jono Lee took the 500m handicap and was second in the 1000m and 8000m scratch events. Other prominent riders on the night were Craig Murphy and Graham Henderson who both recorded a second and third placing. The junior under 17 grade saw Saunders take all 3 events plus a third in the open 8000m scratch. Quinn Karwowski had a good night with two seconds and a third placing with Will Hart taking a second and two third placings. Results: Open grade- 1000m scratch, G van Antwerpen 1, J Lee 2, G Henderson 3, 1m 25s. 500m hcp, J Lee (40m) 1, C Murphy (scr) 2, W Smith (40m) 3, 38.00s. Keirin, G van Antwerpen 1, G Henderson 2, C Murphy 3. 8000m scratch, G van Antwerpen 1, J Lee 2, C Saunders 3, 12m 35s. Junior under 17 grade- 1000m scratch, C Saunders 1, W Hart 2, Q Karwowski 3, 1m 29s. 500m time trial, C Saunders 41.53s 1, Q Karwowski 42.70s 2, W Hart 43.53s 3. 500m hcp, C Saunders 1, Q Karwowski 2, W Hart 3, 41.00s.