Roundhay grasstrack is Go!

The first round of the 2017 West Riding Track League (WRTL) took place Monday 8th May at Roundhay Park with plenty of Otley CC involvement, 12 riders taking part over the numerous races on the evening.


In the two Under 8 Girls races Amy Hodgkins and Charlotte Chambers both had a win and a 3rd place.

Daniel Middlebrooke had a win and a 2nd in the two Under 8 Boys races.

Charlotte also rode the two Under 10 Girls races, finishing in 3rd in both.

In the two Under 10 Boys races Alex Hodgkins had a win and a second, Ruaridh Aylward two 5th places and Jack Wilks an 8th and a 9th.

Isobel Wilks won the only Under 12 Girls race with Poppy Peacock in 3rd, Emily Middlebrooke 5th and Lilly Cullen 8th.

Freewheel Handicap

Charlotte Chambers had another win in the Under 8 Girls race and a 2nd in the Under 10 Girls, with Amy Hodgkins in 2nd in the Under 8 Girls.

In the Boys races Daniel Middlebrooke was 2nd in the Under 8s and Jack Wilks 7th in the Under 10s.

In the Under 12 Girls race Emily Middlebrooke was 2nd, Isobel Wilks 5th (omitted from the official results), Lilly Cullen 6th and Poppy Peacock 7th.

Fixed Wheel

Mixed Tandem 15-mile record holder Eleanor Hunt (along with brother Harry) took a win in the Women and Girls race and in the Women and Girls Sprint race plus a 2nd in the All Riders Handicap and a 10th in the Unknown Distance event.

Jonathan Allen was 2nd in the Sprint Men Final, 4th in both the Block Handicap and the Devil and 7th in the Unknown Distance.

Full results here.

Rain stopped play in Round 2 (Monday 15th May) but hopefully normal service will resume at Round 3 Monday 22nd May.

Details of future events can be found on the WRTL website (link at the top of this report).