Sprint stars line up for Revolution this weekend

Ian Stannard, Revolution 36, January 2012

Olympic team sprint gold medallist Philip Hindes tops the bill of sprint talent taking part in this Saturday's Revolution track meeting at Manchester velodrome.

Matt Crampton, David Daniell, German Robert Forstemann, Swiss Franco Marvulli and Frenchmen Francois Pervis, Michael D'Almeida and Julian Palma all take part in the penultimate round of the 2012-13 Revolution track series.

Forstemann, known for his gigantic thighs as much as his results, said: "It's always a lot of fun for me to ride in Britain, and I'm really happy to begin my season in Manchester in 2013." 

Also making an appearance is Ross Edgar, turning out in his new IG-Sigma Sport team colours.

Away from the sprint events, the evening's endurance events will feature Alex Dowsett and Ed Clancy among many others.

Although the evening's Revolution event is sold out, tickets are still available for the afternoon's national madison championships and sprint qualifying rounds for the evening.

Television highlights of the evening's action will be aired on ITV4 on Wednesday, January 9, at 8pm.

The final round of the 2012-13 Revolution series takes place at the Sir Chris Hoy velodrome in Glasgow on February 2. Some tickets are still available for the event.

For more informtaion on the Revolution track series and for ticketing details, see the Revolution website.