CYCLING: Witham Wheelers track trio all triumph at Manchester

Adam Egner
Adam Egner

A trio of Witham Wheelers all achieved wins on the track at Manchester Velodrome on Friday night.

Mick Egner won the opening 16-lap points race, with Adam Egner finishing second and Dave Moulds fourth.

In the following race, the 12-lap course des primes, Adam secured the final lap sprint whilst Dave finished in the group.

Adam went off the front of the bunch with two laps remaining in the 16-lap scratch race and managed to hold the chasers off till the finish line to claim victory. Dave finished third and Mick fifth.

Dave went for it from the gun in the four-lap dash and clinched victory, with Mick and Adam finishing in the main pack.

The final elimination race saw Mick escape off the front and stay away to claim his second win of the night. Adam fought off the bunch to claim second and Dave recorded a top 10 finish.

l Sixteen-year-old junior Wheeler Jenny McAndrew rode her first senior road race of the season on a hilly and pothole-strewn course in Northamptonshire on Saturday.

She started in the first group of the NCRA 33-mile handicap race and they managed to stay away from the main group for the first two of the three laps, with Jenny winning the sprint bonus on each lap.

They were caught by the scratch group with five miles remaining. Jenny stayed with them until the final mile when the fast men really upped the pace. However, she recorded a fine overall result of second junior.