Austral Wheel Race - Melbourne

February 17 - Northcote Velodrome, Melbourne, Victoria

Troy Clarke set a race record to win the prestigious Austral Wheel Race at the Northcote Velodrome. Clarke showed blistering speed in the last 200 metres of the 2000 metre handicap event. The Wheel Race is Australia's biggest track handicap. Clarke won in 2 mins 2 secs. He came from behind to overhaul Lee Delucca (runner-up) and third-placed Dylan Boone in the last 10 metres.
 1. Troy Clarke (Melbourne Elite Sport) 2mins 2 secs
 2. Lee Delucca (Brunswick)
 3. Dylan Boone (Victorian Institute of Sport)