Mark Cavendish and Owain Doull take Madison victory on second night of Six Day London

Elia Viviani also claimed a win that bumps his team up to second place overall

Mark Cavendish continued his winning streak at Six Day London, taking victory in the Madison with team-mate Owain Doull.

The British pairing opened the second night of racing with a big win, taking home the first 20-minute Madison Chase ahead of French riders Bryan Coquard and Donavan Grondin.

Star sprinter Elia Viviani also claimed victory in the first 40-lap Derny, which helped bump him and team-mate Simone Consonni up to second place overall.

The evening’s team elimination race went to reigning Six Day London champions Yoeri Havik and Wim Stroetinga, who narrowly took Cavendish and Doull in a sprint for the line.

Next up was the 7.5km points race, won by Australia’s Caleb Ewan, while the second 40-lap Derny went to world champion Theo Reinhardt.

The final race of the night was a longer 25-minute Madison chase, which was taken by Viviani.

After the second day of racing, the general classification is led by the Coquart and Grondin on 171 points, with Consonni and Viviani second on 168.

Cavendish and Doull have moved up to fourth after getting back onto the lead lap and racking up 154 points.

In the sprint contest, Maximilian Levy continued to dominate, taking victory in both the 200m Flying Time Trial and the sprint final.

The Keirin went to Britain’s James Bunting, who finished ahead of German’y Robert Forstemann.

Levy continues lead the sprinter’s general classification.

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In the 1878 Cup for under-21 riders, Dutch pair Vincent Hoppezak and Philip Heijnen took a second consecutive victory in the 40km Madison after also winning the opening night.

Racing continues on Thursday night (October 24).

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Alex Ballinger

Alex Ballinger is editor of BikeBiz magazine, the leading publication for the UK cycle industry, and is the former digital news editor for After gaining experience in local newsrooms, national newspapers and in digital journalism, Alex found his calling in cycling, first as a reporter, then as news editor responsible for Cycling Weekly's online news output, and now as the editor of BikeBiz. Since pro cycling first captured his heart during the 2010 Tour de France (specifically the Contador-Schleck battle) Alex covered three Tours de France, multiple editions of the Tour of Britain, and the World Championships, while both writing and video presenting for Cycling Weekly. He also specialises in fitness writing, often throwing himself into the deep end to help readers improve their own power numbers.  Away from the desk, Alex can be found racing time trials, riding BMX and mountain bikes, or exploring off-road on his gravel bike. He’s also an avid gamer, and can usually be found buried in an eclectic selection of books.