Rapha rally with evergreen Newton


He's won world track championships, Olympic medals, the Premier Calendar and the Ras. However, fourteen years after his first stage win in the Girvan, Chris Newton finally added Scotland's Premier Calendar stage race to his jam-packed palmares over the Easter weekend.

It was a deserving win too, combining opportunism, speed and control. The victory was forged on the opening stage, when Newton attacked on the day's narrow finishing circuit before outsprinting his two companions.

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