CLUB NEWS: Jack Murray wins A&T “Summer of Cycling” Go-Ride Grand Prix

Astley & Tyldesley staged a British Cycling Summer of Cycling event at the Gin Pit cycle speedway track on Tuesday evening. On a bright warm evening, 15 riders took part, including 6 newcomers.

The event staged was the 4th and final round of the A&T Go-Ride Grand Prix series.
This round’s theme featured an “Olympic” three team match, held after a fun coaching session.

Team White emerged as the winners, with Danny Pickup winning all his three races. Team Black, led by Jack Littler, just pipped Team Green, led by Jack Murray, for runners-up spot by a point.

Gold, silver and bronze medals were awarded to all riders from each team, according to their placing, along with certificates, wrist bands, flags, as well as tee shirts for the first two teams.

Jack Murray clinched the overall A&T Go-Ride Grand Prix series, his 15 points tally saw him overhaul both the holidaying Frank White and John White. A total of 41 riders have competed in this year’s series.

A&T Go-Ride Grand Prix Round 4 result
Team White 43 Team Black 39 Team Green 38
Team White: Duncan Whalley 12 (1), Danny Pickup 12, Daniel Wood 8 (1), Aiden Wood 7 (1), Freddie Cox 4 (1).
Team Black: Jack Littler 15, Ben Forshaw 10, Aiden Green 6 (1), Logan Outram 5 (1), Amy Wood 3.
Team Green: Jack Murray 15, Lucy Grantham 9, Michael Wood 5, Myles Grantham 5, Dean Jackson 4 (1).

Referee – Mike Hack.

Overall A&T Go-Ride Grand Prix series – top placings
1st – Jack Murray 53
2nd – Frank White 46
3rd – John White 44