Drake on top in North West cyclo-cross league

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In-form Team Elite rider Giles Drake secured a third consecutive victory in the North West League, winning Sunday's Liverpool Mercury event at Stadt Moers Country Park in the City.

Drake, 27 and from the Wirral, was just inches ahead of Herbalife-Wheelbase rival Tom Armstrong in a two-up sprint finish, but he had the staying power to boost his overall tally and make it three wins out of the last three races.

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Snowdon Sports is a long-established independent sports news agency, which supplies editorial to a range of media outlets - such as Cycling Weekly - as well as sports governing bodies. Snowdon Sports often covers results at Cycling Time Trials events in the UK and has long been a source of information and imagery to Cycling Weekly.