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US National Track Championships - CN

Frisco Superdome, TX September 7-11, 2004

2003 results     Schedule     Detailed program

Preview

By USA Cycling

The nationís top track cyclists will take to the Superdrome in Frisco Texas for the USCF Elite Track National Championships next week. Slated for Sept. 7-11, the event will feature five 2004 Olympians: Colby Pearce, Jennie Reed, Giddeon Massie, Christian Stahl, and Marty Nothstein.

Action begins on Tuesday morning with the menís and womenís pursuit qualifications. The evening session on the opening day will include menís keirin heats, repechage heats and the menís keirin and pursuit finals. Womenís racing will consist of sprint qualifications and repechages and the womenís pursuit finals.

Colby Pearce (Boulder, Colo.), who placed 14th in the Olympic menís points race, will highlight the weekís endurance events as he races to defend his 2003 scratch race national title. In the points race, Jonas Carney (Winter Park, Colo.) is the defending national champion, while Jackson Stewart (Los Gatos, Calif.) and Erik Saunders (Twentynine Palms, Calif.) took top honors in the madison last year. Jame Carney (Durango, Colo.) and Bobby Lea (Mertztown, Pa.) will also be looking to add hardware to their collections.

The woman to watch in these events will be Becky Quinn (Carlsbad, Calif.), whose most recent accomplishment of note was her fourth place ride in the World Championship scratch race. Sarah Hammer (Temecula, Calif.) is also a contender in the womenís races as the defending national scratch race champion.

Three-time Olympian Marty Nothstein (Orefield, Pa.) contested the keirin in Athens last month, and will be challenging competition in Friscoís sprint events as he looks for a second consecutive national title in the keirin. Nothstein will be up against tough threats such as defending national sprint champion Stephen Alfred (Capitola, Calif.) and reigning Junior National keirin champion Ryan Nelman (Houston, Texas).

2004 Olympians Giddeon Massie (Colorado Springs, Colo.) and Christian Stahl (Colorado Springs, Colo.) both represented the U.S. in Athens as part of the talented team sprint squad and will also highlight the competition in Frisco. Stahl is a strong contender for the menís kilo crown, as he will try to best defending national champion Bobby Lea.

Jennie Reed (Kirkland, Wash.) will star in the womenís sprint events next week. The overall world cup keirin champion just returned from making her Olympic debut in Athens, where she placed tenth in the sprint. At the World Championships, she earned a bronze in the keirin, and placed fifth in the sprint. Sarah Uhl (Perkasie, Pa.) will be looking to defend her national titles in the keirin and the pursuit, as Tanya Lindenmuth (Colorado Springs, Colo.) will also be a strong contender in these races. The Superdrome, which has been host to national and international competition over the years, will see plenty of excitement next week as the nationís best fight for 16 national championship titles.

Schedule

  • Day 1 - September 7: Men and Women Pursuit qualifications
  • Day 2 - September 8: Team Pursuit, Men Kilometer TT, Women Sprint
  • Day 3 - September 9: Women 500m TT, Men Points Race
  • Day 4 - September 10: Men Madison, Women Keirin, Women scratch, Men Sprint
  • Day 5 - September 11: Team Sprint, Women Points Race, Tandem Sprint, Men scratch

Detailed Program

Day 1 - Tuesday, September 7: Morning Session

  • Men Pursuit Qualification
  • Women Pursuit Qualification

Day 1 - Tuesday, September 7: Evening Session

  • Men Keirin Heats
  • Women Pursuit Final
  • Men Keirin Repechage
  • Women Sprint Qualification (Top 12)
  • Men Keirin Round 2
  • Women Sprint Round 1
  • Men Pursuit Final
  • Women Sprint Repechage
  • Men Keirin
  • Awards

Day 2 - Wednesday, September 8: Morning Session

  • Team Pursuit Qualification
  • Women Sprint 1/4 Final Ride #1
  • Women Sprint 9th-12th Final
  • Women Sprint 1/4 Final Ride #2
  • Women Sprint 1/4 Final Ride #3

Day 2 - Wednesday, September 8: Evening Session

  • Women Sprint Semi Final Ride #1
  • Women Sprint 5th - 8th Final
  • Women Sprint Semi Final Ride #2
  • Team Pursuit Final
  • Women Sprint Semi Final Ride #3
  • Awards
  • Men Kilometer TT Final
  • Women Sprint Final Ride #1
  • Awards
  • Women Sprint Final Ride #2
  • Women Sprint Final Ride #3
  • Awards

Day 3 - Thursday, September 9: Morning Session

  • Men Sprint Qualification
  • Men Sprint Round 1
  • Men Sprint Repechage
  • Men Points Race Qualification
  • Men Sprint 1/8 Finals
  • Men Sprint Repechage

Day 3 - Thursday, September 9: Evening Session

  • Men Sprint 1/4 Final Ride #1
  • Women 500m TT Final
  • Men Sprint 1/4 Final Ride #2
  • Awards
  • Men Sprint 9th-12th Final
  • Men Sprint 1/4 Final Ride #3
  • Men Points Race Final
  • Awards

Day 4 - Friday, September 10: Morning Session

  • No Morning Session

Day 4 - Friday, September 10: Evening Session

  • Women Keirin Heats
  • Men Sprint Semi Final Ride #1
  • Men Sprint 5th-8th Final
  • Women Keirin Repechage
  • Men Sprint Semi Final Ride #2
  • Women Keirin Round 2
  • Men Sprint Semi Final Ride #3
  • Men Madison Final
  • Women Keirin Final
  • Men Sprint Final Ride #1
  • Awards
  • Men Sprint Final Ride #2
  • Women 5-Mile Final
  • Men Sprint Final Ride #3
  • Awards

Day 5 - Saturday, September 11: Morning Session

  • Team Sprint Qualification
  • Men 10-Mile Qualification
  • Tandem Sprint Qualification

Day 5 - Saturday, September 11: Evening Session

  • Tandem Sprint Semi Final Ride #1
  • Team Sprint Final
  • Tandem Sprint Semi Final Ride #2
  • Awards
  • Tandem Sprint Semi Final Ride #3
  • Women Points Race Final
  • Tandem Sprint Final Ride #1
  • Awards
  • Tandem Sprint Final Ride #2
  • Men 10-Mile Final
  • Tandem Sprint Final Ride #3
  • Awards