Yet another grey evening - with a fairly strong wind for the riders to contend with - also the first outing of the year for the Derny pacers. It was Derny race night for the Senior A riders – as well as the Under 8, Under 10 and Under 12 youths.
A fantastic start to this year’s Welwyn Track League with just under 60 seniors plus 36 Youth riders on a fine but chilly evening. Despite the absence of a few of last year’s top riders the racing was full on with some new names among the winners especially in the Youth events.
A crash in the Final of the Senior B Keirin brought this week’s meeting to a premature end, with neither of Senior categories’ Derny Finals or the AW Cycles 20k Endurance race taking place. Fortunately, neither of the riders involved – Sam Grant of Beyond Mountain Bikes or Simon Ansell of Pedal On – was seriously hurt.