Jamie Staff and Victoria Pendleton became Britain’s first Track National Champions of 2007 on Tuesday at the National Senior and Disability Track Championships (October 2-6) in Manchester.

Staff gave a dominant performance in the Men’s Kilometre Time Trial to take the 2007 title, beating second-placed Ed Clancy by four tenths of a second.

Pendleton (pictured) came away with gold and the National Champ’s red, white and blue jersey in the Women’s 500m Time Trial.

The following day (Wednesday), Chris Newton marked his return to the boards by winning the Men’s 40km Scratch Race. Kate Cullen won the women’s event.

TRACK NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: RESULTS

MEN’S KILOMETRE TIME TRIAL

1 Jamie Staff (Scienceinsport.com) 1-03.7

2 Ed Clancy (Landbouwkrediet) 1-04.1

3 Jason Kenny (Scienceinsport.com) 1-04.4

WOMEN’S 500M TIME TRIAL

1 Victoria Pendleton (Scienceinsport.com) 34.825

2 Anna Blyth (VC St Raphael) 32.259

3 Jess Varnish (Halesowen A & CC) 36.806

MEN’S 40KM SCRATCH RACE

1 Chris Newton (Recycling.co.uk)

2 Ben Swift (Barloworld)

3 Jonny Bellis (100% ME)

WOMEN’S SCRATCH RACE

1 Kate Cullen (City of Edinburgh RC)

2 Janet Birkmyre (Sportscover-Planet X)

3 Kate Curtis (Global Racing)

TRACK NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: PROGRAMME

Only final rounds shown.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2

Women’s 500m Time Trial

Men’s Kilometre Time Trial

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3

Women’s Scratch Race

Men’s Points Race

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4

Men’s Sprint

Disability Individual Pursuit

Women Points Race

Men’s Scratch Race

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5

Women’s Sprint

Team Sprint

Disability 200m Time Trial

Men’s Individual Pursuit

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6

Men’s Keirin

Women’s Individual Pursuit

Women’s Keirin

Disability Time Trial

Team Individual Pursuit

EXTERNAL LINKS

British Cycling: www.britishcycling.org.uk.