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Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race 2016 | Beverley – East Yorkshire

One-Two for Shaw and Gornall - Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race 2016 1:18 Gabby Shaw Podium Ambition p/b Club la Santa 2: 20 Amy Gornall Podium Ambition p/b Club la Santa 3: 14 Sarah King 4: 6 Sarah Bradford Team Jadan Weldtite 5: 5 Flora Gillies Team22 WRT 6: 16 Rosie Walsh High On Bikes 7: 3 Rebecca Longsthorp Cliff Pratt Racing 8: 8 Ellen McDermott Team Jadan Weldtite 9: 4 Sophie Thackray SunSport Velo 10: 13 Sarah Burke Team Jadan Weldtite 11: 19 Lucy Farquhar Holme Valley 12: 11 Hannah Righini-Brand Team Vertex-pedalpowersport.com 13: 7 Elizabeth Burrows Team Jadan Weldtite
One-Two for Shaw and Gornall – Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race

Gabby puts on a Shaw [Er, Show] infront of a busy Beverley crowd and a one-two for Podium Ambition.

 

Gabriel Shaw [Podium Ambition p/b Club La Santa] win’s the third Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race in Beverley, East Yorkshire.

Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race Beverley 2016 08 July

Pam Wainman Flagging Race Start, with Flora Gillies - Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race 2016
Pam Wainman Flagging Race Start, with Flora Gillies – Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race 2016

Pam Wainman Director of Jadan Press flagged the rolling start to the third-successive Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race around the partly cobbled one-point-two-five kilometer circuit in Beverley town centre.

Flora Gillies [Team22WRT] set the initial pace over the line in a hotly contested forty-minute race shortly after seven in the evening.

Early Laps - Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race 2016
Early Laps – Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race 2016

The main group of fourteen riders settled down into the opening laps to the shouts of encouragement from a packed town centre audience. Ellen McDermott [Team Jadan-Weldtite] and Amy Gornall [Podium Ambition] setting the pace.

Amy Gornall - Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race 2016
Amy Gornall – Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race 2016

It wasn’t long before Gornall piled the pressure on gaining over fifty-meters on the chasing group.

Gabby Shaw - Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race 2016
Gabby Shaw – Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race 2016

They all came back together before Shaw pushed off the front for a go herself, but was soon reeled back.

Gornall went once more stringing the eight-rider-group out and leading them over the line for the first sprint bonus prize, twelve laps remaining.

Amy Gornall - Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race 2016
Amy Gornall – Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race 2016

Gornall, Rosie Walsh [High On Bikes], Shaw, Sarah Bradford [Team Jadan-Weldtite], Gillies, Sarah King [Unattached], Rebecca Longthorp [Cliff Pratt Racing], Elizabeth Burrows [Team Jadan-Weldtite].

Ellen McDermott - Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race 2016
Ellen McDermott – Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race 2016

McDermott headed a group of four, now around thirty-seconds behind.

Pressure now being applied by Podium Ambition squeezed the lead group down to four rides with Bradford and King for company.

Gornall puts fifty-meters into the leaders with five laps remaining. Taking the second sprint bonus prize, Gornall leads across the line well ahead.

Rosie Walsh - Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race 2016
Rosie Walsh – Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race 2016

Chasing hard behind, Gilles puts another burst in to try and bridge across to the leaders.

Two laps remaining and Shaw joins Gornall out front.

With the bell lap being rung, Shaw and Gornall are the clear leaders with King in hot pursuit. Unable to hold the pace Bradford just misses out on a podium finish and Gilles sprints into fifth.

 

Podium - Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race 2016
Podium – Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race 2016

Reaction after the race.

Cycling Shorts: Was there a plan?

Gabby: The plan was just to be aggressive.

Amy: Just see how it went. A couple of the other riders had a couple of digs, we were just following to begin with. After the race had gone on for a few laps we started to rack it up a bit.

Cycling Shorts: What did you think of the course tonight here in Beverley?

Gabby: It’s a great course, the cobbles really strung it out. You can put the power down over the cobbles – that was really good!

You can get out of sight, out of mind around the back through the little streets.

Cycling Shorts: There’s quite a lot of support here in the town centre. It creates a good atmosphere.

Gabby: It’s really good. People were shouting all the way round, especially on this backside out in the Sun. They were all enjoying it. It was really good.

 

Startline - Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race 2016
Startline – Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race 2016

 

Full Gallery online at Cycling Shorts

 

Provisional Results.

1:      18      Gabby Shaw                    Podium Ambition p/b Club la Santa

2:      20      Amy Gornall                    Podium Ambition p/b Club la Santa

3:      14      Sarah King                       Unattached                                                        @18

4:      6        Sarah Bradford               Team Jadan Weldtite                                    @33

5:      5        Flora Gillies                     Team22 WRT                                                @1.03

6:      16      Rosie Walsh                    High On Bikes                                               @1.05

7:      3        Rebecca Longsthorp        Cliff Pratt Racing                                        Same time

8:      8        Ellen McDermott             Team Jadan Weldtite                                 @1.51

9:      4        Sophie Thackray             SunSport Velo                                              Same time

10:    13      Sarah Burke                    Team Jadan Weldtite                                  Same time

11:    19      Lucy Farquhar                 Holme Valley                                               Same time

12:    11      Hannah Righini-Brand     Team Vertex-pedalpowersport.com     Same time

13:    7        Elizabeth Burrows           Team Jadan Weldtite                               Same time

14:    10      Louise Scupham              Team Jadan-Weldtite                               @1 Lap

Results tbc by British Cycling.

Race Winner Gabby Shaw with Title Sponsor Pam Wainman from Jadan Press
Race Winner Gabby Shaw with Title Sponsor Pam Wainman from Jadan Press

 

Sarah King - Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race 2016
Sarah King – Jadan Press Women’s Circuit Race 2016