Biking Blitz RD 4 3Rock april 1st 2012
Another great day’s racing at the final round of the Biking Blitz, really good atmosphere at the start area with coffee/food and a DJ/commentator and a bouncy castle for the kids. Good competitive racing to finish an enjoyable and hard fought series, great way of getting your season going.
Superpro was won in a close finish by Peter Buggle (Rocky mnt) with Richie Felle(USN) second, 3rd was young Robert Scanlon(Worc) and 4th position went to Mark McGauley(Mad/OC tuning) the only other Mad rider in superpro was Nick Lanoote who fin 35th . Overall series podium was 1st Richie Felle(usn) 2nd Mark McGauley(Mad/OC tuning) and Sebastion Rakos of Chile in 3rd, good close racing and thanks to Biking.ie and Harrys bikes for the generous prize money.
Superpro women also raced 4 laps and Mel Spath (cycleways) won with Mad’s Claire Breslin in 2nd. Claire also won the overall series with Mel Spath in 2nd
Baggy shorts was won by Brian Joyce with Mad’s Peter Loscher in 13th, Mad trio Keith Wallace 61st, Conor Craig 66th and alan Walsh 67th
U16 was won by Anthony Quinn, a fine 3rd place by Mad rider Jonah Clegg and Rising star Scott Wallace (Mad)finished 6th after storming on after a big crash, a nice field of 22 lads racing
U12 winner was Cian May and Mad’s Matthew Wallace was a fine 4th in his first race