Laura Trott: GB places up for grabs at the National Track Championships

Double Olympic champion aims to secure team pursuit spot for forthcoming European Championships.

Laura Trott, Commonwealth Games 2014 Glasgow, track cycling day four

Laura Trott says this week’s National Track Championships at Manchester velodrome are a chance to secure a team pursuit spot for the forthcoming European Track Championships.

Trott, who will compete in the discipline for Wiggle-Honda tomorrow evening alongside Elinor Barker, Dani King and Joanna Rowsell, missed out when Great Britain broke the team pursuit world record during a World Cup meeting in Mexico shortly before Christmas last year.

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.