Former British Best All Rounder against the clock, Kevin Dawson (Strategic Lions) set a new course record in the Fusion CC (Dronfield) 10 on the O10/1 course from Hatfield Woodhouse to Blaxton and back. He clocked 20-06 to win by 44 seconds from Julian Ramsbottom (Scunthorpe Poly CC).
In the North Devon Wheelers 25 at Chumleigh in Devon on Bank Holiday Monday, Penzance Wheelers’ Sandy Gourley proved victorious with 55-58, beating the promoting club’s Graham Moir by 1-01, while another North Devon Wheeler, Mark Lees was another 54 seconds adrift in third.
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Elsewhere, Paul Thirling (Adept Precision RT) won the Cleveland Wheelers 25 at Crathorne, North Yorkshire, clocking 53-05 to win by just ten seconds from Team Swift rival Mark Wolstenholme.
In the Cheltenham and County CC 23 at Temple Guiting in Gloucestershire, Paul Jones (Bristol South CC) clocked 57-59 to win by 12 seconds from Dean Robson (Somerset RC).
After a strong first lap, Jones tailed off over the second circuit with Robson being seven seconds quicker, but it wasn’t quite enough to catch Jones.
St Ives CC rider Scott Cousins proved victorious in the Maldon and District 50 in Essex, covering the E21 course from Woodham Mortimer to Bradwell and Latchingdon in 1-55-38.
More than four minutes back with 1-59-48 was runner-up Steve Sexton (North Road CC), while Edward Renwick (Oxford City RC) was third, another 1-08 off the pace.
Team Swift’s Joel Wainman took the win in the Holme Valley Wheelers 25 in North Yorkshire, his time of 49-57 for the Dishforth to Knayton course being 37 seconds quicker than Keith Murray (Strategic Lions), while Michael Ellerton ensured Team Swift had two men on the podium with third place.
James Gilfillan (Velo Refined Aerosmiths) won the Circuit of the New Forest at New Milton on Sunday. His time of 1-14-12 was just over two minutes clear of his nearest rival, Gary Dighton (Poole Wheelers) while CC Weymouth’s Greg Parker was third, another two minutes adrift.
In Hampshire, Tejvan Pettinger (Sri Chinmoy CT) won the Farnham Road Club 10 on the Bentley bypass course, clocking 20-21 for the H19/8 course, beating runner-up Nick Dwyer (Lewes Wanderers CC) by just a second.
And fastest in the Dales Racing Team 10 at Tresillian, near Truro in Cornwall was Alessandro Gourley (Penzance Wheelers) who covered the challenging S6/10 course in 21-30 and took the win by 1-11 from team-mate Damian Ayling.
And in Norfolk, Daniel Bloy (Kings Lynn CC) won the Wolsey Road Club 25 on the B25/50 Redenhall to Bungay course, clocking 54-32.