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Bcc Graded Scratch Races
« on: May 26, 2018, 10:50:52 AM »
Graded Scratch Races 26th May 2018
Bathurst Cycling Club contested Graded Scratch races on the historic Vale Circuit, with good fields in 4 separate grades.

GPM Stulz team rider Josh Corcoran has won the Bathurst A Grade Scratch race ahead of his European trip to Belgium in a little over a week. Corcoran was aggressive through out the event breaking clear with Craig Hutton and then Harry Carter before the winning move occurred when Corcoran broke clear with Mark Windsor and GPM Stulz team mate Craig Hutton. Three became two on the final lap when Hutton succumb to jet lag leaving Corcoran and Windsor to battle it out for the win. The in form Corcoran too strong taking an impressive win ahead of Windsor with a determined Brad Rayner chasing hard for third.

The large B Grade field stayed together during the early laps with Tim Scott, Will Lesh and Dave Reece all riding strongly, however on the final lap top class juniors Ben Anderson and Luke Tuckwell lifted the pace and put the entire field under pressure. However with the race decided in a bunch sprint former Western Division Track Champion Drew Carter was too fastest for Ben Anderson and the national medallist Kalinda Robinson who continues her impressive improvement to make the podium and the top placed female on the day. Fourth was NSW junior Champ Luke Tuckwell with masterís champion Jim Lavis 5th infornt of Steve Scott.

Excellent finisher Michael Foran won C Grade defeating John Anderson and "Come-Back-King" Glen Carter with Graham Stait finishing fourth in front of Wayne Powell and Tony Shaw. Brooke Tuynman was the top placed female rider from Toireasa Gallagher with Bruce Hutton Mark Sutton Daniel Googe Rob Stephen and Michael Robinson making up the top 12.

RESULTS
A Grade Josh Corcoran Mark Windsor Brad Rayner
B Grade Drew Carter Ben Anderson Kalinda Robinson
C Grade Michael Foran John Anderson Glen Carter
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