Horwich CC rider Adam Newall wraps up silverware in Hill Climb

Adam Newall in the Matchmoor Climb. Pics courtesy of Horwich CC

Adam Newall in the Matchmoor Climb. Pics courtesy of Horwich CC

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ADAM Newall has been crowned Horwich CC Hill Climb champion for 2014 with one race left.

It is the third time he won the competition and he has high hopes of retaining the title next year.

Speaking after the Matchmoor Hill Climb, the second race in the series, Newall said: “It was the best attendance I have ever seen for the event with 44 riders signing on at the Bridge Inn.

“I am delighted to win the race and I’m looking forward to wrapping up the series with another good result on June 25.”

There were four Horwich CC members in action and Newall won the club event with a time of 6mins 11secs.

Also among the Horwich riders were Andy Porter (6:57), Guy McKenzie (7:41) and Alan Sweatman (9:12).

The race was a tough challenge for the riders taking on a 12 per cent gradients and a climb of 461ft and the average speed by Newall was 14.8mph.

Results:

  • 1 Paul Roby (Coveryourcar.co.uk) 5.42
  • 2 Billy Sewart (Team Chronamaster) 5:49
  • 3 David Powell (Team JMC) 5:54
  • 4 Rob Hope (Chorley CC) 6.00
  • 5 Lee Szmanski 6:07
  • 6 Tom Rigby (Central Lancs RC) 6:10
  • 7 Adam Newall (Horwich CC) 6:11
  • 8 Joseph Dobson 6:15
  • 9 Richard Marsden (Manchester Wh) 6:18
  • 10 Mark McGavock (High on Bikes) 6:19
  • 11 Chris Dwyer (Lancs RC) 6:21
  • 12 Joseph Cadwallader (Bury Clarion) 6:22
  • 13 Chris Dyke (Manchester Wh) 6:24
  • 14 Sam Holden (Lancs RC) 6:25
  • 15 David Stammers 6:27
  • 16 Karl Aspen (Here come the Belgians) 6:30
  • 17 Graham Yardley (Central Lancs RC) 6:32
  • 18 Taylor Goodram (Lancs RC) 6:43
  • 19 Ben Maddant (Lancs RC) 6:44
  • 20 Dan Connor (Bill Nickson Cycles) 6:47
  • 21 Andy Harwood (Chorley CC) 6:51
  • 22 Gary Wright (Central Lancs RC) 6:52
  • 23 Ben Dobson (Lancs RC) 6:54
  • 24 Simon Fox (Here Come The Belgians) 6:56
  • 25 Andy Porter (Horwich CC) 6:57
  • 26 Tom Hanlon (Harry Middleton CC) 6:59
  • 27 Paul Campos (Central Lancs RC) 7:09
  • 28 Mike Rawle (Lancs RC) 7:12
  • 29 Ben Horrobin (Bolton Hot Wheels) 7:14
  • 30 Tyler Koch (Bolton Hot Wheels) 7:20
  • 31 Lee Ashworth (Lancs RC) 7:26
  • 32 Mark Sheffield (Chorley CC) 7:35
  • 33 Neil Wood (Lancs RC) 7:35
  • 34 Martyn McGrillen (Lancs RC) 7:37
  • 35 Richard Burt (Chorley CC) 7:39
  • 36 Matt Robinson (Lancs RC) 7:40
  • 37 Guy McKenzie (Horwich CC)7:41
  • 38 Martin Horrobin (Bolton Hot Wheels) 7:48
  • 39 Llew Roberts 8:19
  • 40 Janine Connah (Chorley CC) 8:33
  • 41 Martine Rawle (Lancs RC) 8:57
  • 42 Ian Wallwork 9:03
  • 43 Alan Sweatman (Horwich CC) 9:12
  • 44 Kathleen Gill Lancs RC 11:13

For more details about the final race at Belmont which starts at 7.30pm check out: www.horwichcycling.co.uk

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