More British Championships

On Sunday our riders added 3 more British Championships to their tally to make it 21 British Individual Championships—1 World Championship and 3 European Championships plus a British Team Championship in 2013, surly the leading sports team in the Midlands if not the UK. On Sunday—Kenilworth’s Darren Atkins added to his already massive list of victories, by winning the LVRC National Cyclo Cross Championship for riders 40 yrs and over. The event , organized by Mick Ives on behalf of M.I.Racing  and the LVRC , was sponsored by Coventry based “JEWSON”.—and attracted riders from all over the U.K.–and held on a very tough course at Warwickshire College, Moreton Morrell , Nr Wellesbourne, –a course that included , steep, muddy technical descents,– tree rooted  slippery tracks—a flight of steps,– one very tough climb,– several running sections — flat grass land ,and a ¼ mile of road,–certainly one of the toughest Cyclo Cross events of the season. Atkins led from the off, and floated round the course with ease, such was his class, –retaining the Championship he won last year—He won the Midland Championship a few weeks ago, next week he will be out to win the National series Championship ,–he has a massive points lead going into the final event at Shrewsbury– both of which he won last year, and then the following week he brings his season to a close with the British Championships at Derby, where he will be out to better last years 2nd place., as well as leading a very strong team ., out to retain the Championship they won last year. 3rd rider to finish the race ,...