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
Disability Individual Pursuit
Women Points Race
Men’s Scratch Race
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5
Disability 200m Time Trial
Men’s Individual Pursuit
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6
Women’s Individual Pursuit
Disability Time Trial
Team Individual Pursuit
British Cycling: www.britishcycling.org.uk.