Burrill in fine form for city club

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Jason Burill from Bourne continued his run of good form when competing in the Welwyn Garden City Track League on the Welwyn Velodrome.

The Peterborough Cycling Club member convincingly won a 10-mile scratch race and in the process claimed the claimed the prize scalp of Tony Gibbs, who once won a silver medal in the World Track Championships.

The club’s Alston Homes/Qualitetch sponsored road team competed in the two day/three stage NCRA race over the Middleton course on Saturday and then the Southwick course on Sunday.

James Gelsthorpe finished second on the first stage (a short time trial) and was 12th overall after the three stages. Andy Cartledge finished overall in 40th, Gareth Smith 45th and James Broadley 49th.

The club’s resident professional Steve Lampier contested the Beaumont Trophy race in Richmond in North Yorkshire riding for his Raleigh-GAC trade team. He was 13th overall but won the prestigious King of the Mountains title.