Alex Dowsett smashes Essex time trial record by two minutes

Movistar pro and British champion Alex Dowsett set a new course record in the 2016 RTTC Classic Time Trial Series opening round - Photos by Andy Jones

Alex Dowsett wins the RTTC Classic Time Trial Series round in Essex

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Reigning British national time trial champion and Movistar road pro Alex Dowsett made the most of his visit home to Essex when he stormed to victory in the opening round of the RTTC Classic Time Trial Series on Sunday.

And the in-form ace gave his red, white and blue jersey a good airing as he broke Matt Bottrill’s old course record for the E99/25 course at Finchingfield by almost two minutes.

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