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2018 Tour of Gippsland
« on: October 09, 2018, 05:52:36 AM »
2018 Tour of Gippsland
The historic Tour of Gippsland started this year with a 100km stage at the Phillip Island Motor Racing Circuit and then continued with 2 Criteriums at Traralgon and Sale before a time trial up the famous Mt Baw Baw.

Local Bathurst riders Joshua Corcoran and Craig Hutton where in the GPM-Stulz team for the Tour, while Bathurst resident Tom Bolon was racing for Olivers Real Food Racing.
Day 1 - Craig Wiggins won the Phillip Island Circuit race with Mudgee’s Ayden Toovey (Bennelong SwissWellness) finishing 7th and Tom Bolton 13th.

Ayden Toovey’s was 4th in the Traralgon Crit behind Theodore Yates which put the Mudgee star well up in the top 10 overall, but it was Craig Hutton that put in the impressive ride at Sale in Stage 3, finishing in the top 10 behind Nicholas White.

Sam Hill won the final stage up Baw Baw with local Joshua Corcoran putting in his best ride of the tour to finish 20th.

Tour of Gippsland – Local Results
Stage 1 102km Kermesse – 24. Thomas Bolton, 50. Craig Hutton, 63. Joshua Corcoran 
Stage 2 60km Traralgon CBD Criterium - 13. Thomas Bolton, 49. Craig Hutton, 54. Josh Corcoran
Stage 3 48km Sale CBD Criterium - 7. Craig Hutton, 39. Josh Corcoran, 51. Thomas Bolton
Stage 4 5km Mt Baw Baw Time Trial - 20. Josh Corcoran 30. Craig Hutton