Walsall no challenge for Walters

First published in Sportsview

JUSTIN Walters maintained his good form racing for Wyre Forest CRC at Walsall's ten mile time trial.

Walters secured seventh place out of 50 riders in a time of 22 minutes and 38 seconds.

In the Midland Ladies TT series at the same venue, Lucy Walters finished in 25-42 for eighth place from an entry of 27 riders with Olympic and World Champion Laura Trott of team Wiggle/Honda winning in a time of 22-21.

With traffic lights on the Pearl Lane course, the midweek time trial was reduced in distance to 12.5 miles.

Andy Convery was a clear winner with the only sub-30 minutes time of the evening with Lorenzo Buratti of trade team Jewson/MIRacing the only rider to finish within a minute of him.

In the race for third and fourth category riders at the Gannet CC promoted circuit race at the Stourport Sports Club, Shaun Hickinbottom took fourth place in a close sprint finish.

Midweek time trial championship results: Andy Convery 29-54; Andy Overton 31-00; Steve Vanes 31-14; Jon Howard 31-29; Stuart Walker 31-45; Shaun Hickinbottom 32-47; Andy Knight 33-26; David Briggs 34-01; Gary Jones 34-03; Brad Bradley 34-04; Adam Grimes 35-04; Luke Mason 35-06; Oliver Rolinson 35-08; Mark Needham 37-11; Tony Muir 37-30.

Other results: Lorenzo Buratti Jewson/MIRacing 30-25; Dave Bennett TRiKS 32-39; David Beasley.

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