Great Yarmouth club DAP CC had a great day at Ixworth Village Races with wins in both the men’s and women’s races. Amazingly it was, in both cases, their rider’s second event of the day.
The Senior Men’s podium at Ixworth. From left, Sean Purser, Mark Richards, Charlie Wright. Picture: Fergus Muir
Mark Richards (DAP CC) stretched out the senior men’s field, broke clear with Toby Parnell and then struck out alone to win after a 20-minute solo break.
The women’s podium at Ixworth. From left, Karen Tostee, Frankie Hall and Hannah Davey. Picture: Fergus Muir
DAP’s Frankie Hall worked with Hub Velo rider Karen Tostee, and won the women’s race by two seconds, a lap ahead of the rest.
Earlier, Frankie had been second woman in the VC Baracchi 10 at Wortwell, finishing in 23:11, behind a course record breaking ride of 22:16 from Rebecca Johnson (Team Fusion).
In men event Mark’s had rode in 2nd in a time of 20:41 a minute down on winner Matthew Senter.