Mark Cavendish wins British road race national championship

Mark Cavendish wins, British road race national champs 2013

With a little bit of help from David Millar (Garmin-Sharp) and his team mate Andy Fenn, Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) outsprinted Ian Stannard (Sky) and Millar to win the 2013 road race title in front of a big crowd on Glasgow Green.

On a circuit which one team manager accurately described as "80 per cent kermesse and 20 per cent Flanders," an ultra-selective selection of six riders (two and four) went clear in the opening 13 miles of racing, eventually joining up to make a sextet that was never going to be caught.

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