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25/08/2014 - DERRICK WOODINGS' ANDY HARDY RR EFGH BLOG

Location :

Towcester

Results :

The Andy Hardy Memorial Road Race 24th.Aug. 2014

Promoted by North Bucks Road Club

EFG event (6 laps) 42miles. Weather for a change bright sunshine although rather cool to start with a westerly breeze making the run to Maidford a headwind.

 

Many thanks to organiser Richard Selley and his team. Once again the event was up to the normal LVRC high standard, extremely well marshalled. Riding 5 miles to the start with Belper clubmate Bill Cotton. I felt reasonably good although Bill was giving me some grief already.

The course, as last year, the extended version of 7 miles. The start, with 29 riders, mainly E cats with 7 F cats and 4 G cats, was very fast as usual. Several early attacks were all nullified two of these included my G rivals John Ginley who is riding very well  this season and Bob Richards, the pace was relentless and all the damage was at the rear of the bunch, riders being shelled out mercilessly. My intention this time was to ride within myself until I felt better later in the race, which this year was 6 laps equating to 42 miles total. On lap 3 a lone attack by Dave McMullen was allowed to go and he opened up a good gap which he just maintained to the finish. At one point I was talking to Gaz Hill at the back who agreed with me that this was not the place for an easy ride and next thing he was off down the road and attacking solo to try and get across to Dave, This didn’t work but he stayed away for a lap eventually being joined by another rider. Coming into lap five the bunch now started to chase and the gaps were coming down, Ken Corbett tried a lone effort but we eventually absorbed him and Gaz. It looked like it was developing into a mass sprint again and  I was resigned to staying out of the way of the serious sprinters and drifted rearwards onto the wheel of G rival Bill Rains who I thought would take me up to John Ginley and Bob Richards, unfortunately he ran out of gas and I went past but couldn’t make up the gap so brought up the rear watching a superb effort by Belper clubmate Bill Cotton just failing hold off Gaz Hill who had recovered to take the gallop behind lone rider Dave McMullen. This was Bill’s 4th. cat win this year and a race improvement from last year from 4th. Dave Woods another hard worker finished 4th in the race.

 

This extra distance works better for me as I was starting to go much better on the last lap, although I was not up to a suicide attack, maybe after another lap has been added next year.

 

I was very pleased to see Don Parry turn up for the LVRC meeting afterwards he looks very fit and assured me he will be riding next season from the off and said he will be joining me on the new Derby track when it’s finally opened in the new year. Incidentally Geoff Cooke has tried out the track recently on an invitation and told me it is even better than Manchester.

Also down for the meeting was Pete Ryalls who is looking good but still waiting for more medical reports on his condition.

 

Results, Race:  1, Dave McMullen, 2, Gary Hill, 3, Bill Cotton

 

E cat: 1, Dave McMullen, 2, Gary Hill, 3, Ken Corbett

 F cat: 1, Bill Cotton, 2, Dave Woods, 3, Dave Back

 

G cat: 1, John Ginley, 2, Bob Richards, 3, Derrick Woodings

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