Russell Downing

SHRUGGING off the visa problems which have left him stranded in England for several weeks, Russell Downing (Healthnet-Maxxis) won the Richmond Grand Prix in North Yorkshire on Sunday.

Downing?s win - plus a disappointing sixth place for his brother Dean Downing (Rapha Condor RT) - mean that just six points separate the top four in the standings mid-way through the series.

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