SCORING his fifth win in seven races, Russell Downing boosted his Premier Calendar Series tally with victory in the Tour of Blackpool in Lancashire on Sunday.

Downing (Pinarello RT) now leads the series by 276 points from brother Dean, and looked strong as he sprinted to victory at the end of the 140-kilometre event ahead of Ian Stannard (Landbouwkrediet).

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