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Friday Night Winter Track Racing

Dunc Gray Velodrome, Sydney, July 15, 2005

I continue to be impressed by the wonderful variety of riders FNWTR attracts. Amongst the 70+ competitors were first time track riders, roadies, hard core trackies, former world champions, Olympic champions and even current World Champions. The class of this field was never more evident than when I made reference to the 'World Champion' and no less than six competitors raised their heads, thinking I was commenting about them. It was also great to see so many riders from Canberra escaping the bitter cold nights of the capital to enjoy the relative warmth of the indoor Velodrome.

Round 1 warm up scratch races

With several tandem riders available, the first half of these races ran like a motor pace with the second half exploding into a standard scratch race. With the added pressure of the top 4 place getters qualifying for the Hillbrick wheelrace in round 2, you could hardly describe the races as a warm up. Div 4 was marred with a fall late in the race. Fortunately nobody was seriously hurt however, it did force a restart to the event, much to the disappoint of Darren Kelly who had a healthy lead when the incident occurred. Central Coast riders made there intentions clear when they placed 1,2,3 in the Div 3 event. Alex Bird and Kial Stewart won their first of many events for the night.

Round 2

The Hillbrick Racing Frames 1.5km Wheelrace

Paul Hillbrick was on hand to promote the forthcoming Goulburn to Sydney and of course show his continued support of cycling in this country.

He brought along with him a pair of Miche Compact cranks as first prize (Value $300) for this prestigious event. The four riders from each division lined up in their groups with their respective handicaps; Div 1 - scratch, Div 2 - 80m, Div 3 - 130m, Div 4 - 180m and Div 5 - 210m. All riders worked hard to try and get their group to the finish first however, with 1.5 laps remaining the situation was that Div 3 had swept up all in front, Div 2 were struggling 20m behind whilst Div 1 working hard together were about to pass Div 2. Kial Stewart who himself had done a significant amount of work, attacked hard for the victory. He flew past the leading group so fast that they all caught a cold! Brad Craft and Mitch Pearson tried hard to match his speed but in the end 'Try' was all they could do.

Round 3

1 lap Screamers

Alex Bird won his 4 up heat in a blistering fast 20.83 seconds. The division 1 riders were left scratching their heads as the subsequent heats all failed to set a faster time. It was left up to the 5th heat when Kial Stewart once again showed his class by showing off with 19.85 seconds averaging 50.8km/h including the standing start.

Round 4


The most interesting ride of the night was completed by ACT rider Matthew Meisel-Dennis who broke away early to accumulate 65 points. Despite being caught and holding a mathematically unassailable lead over his rivals, Matthew continued to race hard in an attempt to stop anyone else scoring any points. Even on the last lap when most would be happy to allow the remaining peasants of div 2 to have some crumbs of points he was still sprinting hard against Jason Roberts for the final points much to the delight and some disbelief of the crowd.

Round 5

Combines + CNSW Time Blaster

The target for the time blaster was set three weeks ago by Michael Mellish at a respectable 9 min 23 seconds. This week the field showed no respect to each other covering the first 10 laps well in excess of 50km/h. This basically left only 4 riders of the once 22 strong field. A couple of laps later it was down to three, Jason Austin, Peter Spencer and Justin Tomlinson.

Justin impressed many including his dad (Commissaire) by taking a well deserved victory.

Throughout the night we were treated to the magnificent display of tandem sprinting, which included Olympic champion Lindy Hou.


Round 1
Junior Development Demonstration
1 Tirian                                         
2 Jade                                           
Warm up scratch
Div 4B
1 David Zulian                                   
Div 4A
1 Muir Matherson                                 
Div 3
1 Paul Worby                                     
Div 2
1 Alex Bird                                      
Div 1
1 Kial Stewart                                   
Round 2
Paul HillBrick Racing Frames 1.5km Wheelrace
1 Kial Stewart                                   
2 Mithch Pearson                                 
3 Brad Craft                                     
4 Paul Meehan                                    
Tandem Sprint round 1
1 Dixon Ben                                      
2 Hopkins Hou                                    
Round 3
1 Lap screamers (4 up heats)
Div 4b heat 1
1 Brian Hopkins                                  
Div 4b heat 2
1 Gorden Bradshaw                                
Div 4 heat 1
1 Tanya Bosch                                    
Div 4 heat 2
1 Kaarle McCullock                               
Div 4 heat 3
1 Muir Matheson                                  
Div 4 heat 4
1 Bede Kelly                                     
Div 3 heat 1
1 Brad Craft                                     
Div 3 heat 2
1 Geoff Worthington                              
Div 3 heat 3
1 Brendon Marshall                               
Div 2 heat 1
1 Allan Townsend                                 
Div 2 heat 2
1 Alex Bird                                      
Div 2 heat 3
1 Mathew M' Dennis                               
Div 2 heat 4
1 Jenny Loutit                                   
Div 1 heat 1
1 David Willmott                                 
Div 1 heat 2
1 Peter Spencer                                  
Div 1 heat 3
1 James Schneider                                
Div 1 heat 4
1 Stuart Lane                                    
Div 1 Heat 5 "Hitters Race"
1 Kial Stewart                                   
Tandem Sprint round 2
1 Hopkins/Hou                                    
2 Dixon/Ben                                      
Round 4
Div 4b
1 David Zulian                                   
2 Graham Tierney                                 
3 Donna Meehan                                   
4 Sandra Beaumont                                
Div 4a
1 Bede Kelly                                   26 pts
2 Kaarle McCullock                             14
3 Daren Kelly                                  10
4 Muir Matherson                                5
Div 3
1 Brad Craft                                   27 pts
2 Laura M'Dennis                               23
3 Brendon Marshall                             16
4 Paul Worby                                   11
Div 2
1 Matthew M'Dennis                             65 pts
2 Jason Roberts                                54
3 Liz Georgaras                                 1
Div 1
1 Jayson Austin                                30 pts
2 Kial Stewart                                 29
3 Peter Spencer                                27
4 Justin Tomlinson                             12
Tandem Sprint round 3
1 Hopkins Hou                                    
2 Dixon Ben                                      
Round 5
Combine "Fast Group"
1 Chloe Hoskings                                 
2 Kaarle McCulloch                               
3 Laura M'Dennis                                 
4 Bede Kelly                                     
Combine "Faster Group"
1 Simon Llewellyn                                
2 Jim Gray                                       
3 Andrew Grant                                   
4 Brad Craft                                     
CNSW Time Blaster
1 Justin Tomlinson                       12.09.06
2 Jayson Austin                                  
3 Peter Spencer                                  
4 Kial Stewart                                   

Local results 2004