Russell Downing

SCORING his second consecutive victory in the Premier Calendar, Russell Downing (Healthnet-Maxxis) sprinted home ahead of Malcolm Elliott (Pinarello RT) at the end of the 170-kilometre event in Northumberland.

Downing moved up to seventh spot in the overall on the back of his victory, while Chris Newton ( took third spot to establish himself as sole leader by nine points after sharing the top of the table with Dean Downing (Rapha Condor) for the last two weeks.

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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.