Jewson M.I.Racer’s in Form

Jewson M.I.Racer’s in Form

National Veteran Cyclor Cross Champion Phil Roach from Rugby was in terrific form over the weekend when he won the Swadlingcote round of the Notts and Derby League on Saturday.  He was closely followed by Team Mate Pete Busby from Coventry, who also finished on the podium in 3rd place.  Roach then followed his win up just a few hours later on the Sunday morning with a 2nd place in the Wolverhampton Cyclo Cross at Aldlesley Stadium which is part of the Midland Series, with Busby once again in 3rd spot. Team Jewson – M.I.Racing – Polypipe Rider Pete Busby now leads the overall position in the series, looking for a double as he won the Midland Mountain Bike Series in the Summer. Nuneaton Team member John Gabriel finished 2nd in the 65+ class and Wellesbourne’s Tim Stowe made it a great day for the Coventry based team with 4th place in the 55+ class. In the race for Veterans 40 years and over, later in the day the Team’s current Midland Series Champion Phil Blacker finished in 2nd place, and his team mate Steve Knight (still recovering from a severe attack of the the flu) finished in 4th overall and 2nd best 45+ rider. The results prove once again that we are the Top Veteran Cycle Race Team in the...

International Success for Coventry Cycle Team

Team Jewson–M.I.Racing–Polypipe, had success abroad last week, as well as in U.K. , such is their strength in talent. Pete Smith was the star of the Team , having finished 3rd in the recent LVRC National Time Troal Championship, he flew out the following day to Majorca to compete in several Road Races, then returned to go directly to Belgium to compete i na series of Cyclo Cross events. Belgium is the centre of Cyclo Cross and to achieve high results over there is outstanding.   In a tough race at Ardooie, Smith finished a moderate 19th, and had trouble with adapting to the deep mud on the course, having come straight off a Road Racing season, , but 2 days later he was in terrific form–The event was at Dienze, and it looked as if Smith would take victory, but a slight mistake on a muddy section , whilst overtaking lapped riders, caused him to drop back several places, , fighting back to a brilliant 2nd place at the finish, ,1 place ahead of the current World Veteran Champion. The following day at Zingem on a dry course, Smith finished 9th , one place behind the World Champion, having been gridded at the rear of the field at the start. Returning home , Smith finished 3rd behind the British Champion and the World Veteran Champion, , clearly showing excellent form , and a big boost to Team Jewson’s chances of regaining the National Team Championships again , with Roach, Busby and Stowe, all riding well.  Mark James kept the M.I.Race Team to the fore by winning the Veterans...