The British Continental national road race rankings, updated following the Capenwray road races, the Dave Peck Memorial, the Bynea Early Season road race and the Coalville Wheeler’s road race on weekend of 26-27 March.
Previous update: 22 March.
Featured photo: Ellen Isherwood
Men’s national road race rankings
20-year-old Samuel Beckett (Wales Racing Academy) continues his reign at the top of the men’s national road race rankings after winning his second National road race of the year, the Bynea Early Season road race. WiV SunGod’s Josh Whitehead, another under-23, moves up to second place, from sixth, thanks to his fourth at the Capenwray road race.
Behind Beckett and Whitehead are three Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling riders. Crockett is in third after his second Nat B win of the year at Capenwray, while Kyffin and Peters, also on the podium at Capenwray, lay in fourth and fifth respectively.
Alex Richardson (Le Col), Farley Barber (Spirit BSS), Yanto Barker (Le Col and George Peden (Team PB Performance) all drop down the rankings slightly having not raced last weekend, while Evesham Vale road race winner Seb Garry (Nopinz Motip Race Team) climbs back into the top ten after finishing seventh at the Coalville Wheeler’s road race.
This weekend there are a further three National B road races: the RCR Fatcreations Men’s Road Race and the Spokes RT – Alford Road Race on Saturday (2 April) and the Danum Trophy Road Race on Sunday (3 April).
|1||Samuel||Beckett||Wales Racing Academy||182|
|3||Finn||Crockett||Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling||120|
|4||Zeb||Kyffin||Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling||119|
|5||Alex||Peters||Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling||117|
|9||George||Peden||Team PB Performance||93|
|10||Seb||Garry||Nopinz Motip Race Team||87|
|12||Edward||Morgan||Wales Racing Academy||80|
|13||Owain||Roberts||Wales Racing Academy||79|
|14||Cameron||Biddle||Embark – Bikestrong||78|
|15||James||Jenkins||Richardsons Trek DAS||75|
|17||Chris||McNamara||Nunn-Sigma Sport-London RT||66|
|19||Joe||Wilson||Dolan Ellesse Race Team||65|
|21||Harry||Tanfield||Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling||60|
|22||James||Harrison||Manx Viking Wheelers CC||55|
|23||Matthew||King||Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling||54|
|24||Cameron||McLaren||Nopinz Motip Race Team||54|
|26||James||Jobber||Kuwait Pro Cycling Team||52|
|28||Michael||Mottram||Spectra Wiggle p/b Vitus||52|
|30||Jack||Freeman||Meudon Pedal Heaven Le Col RT||49|
Women’s national road race rankings
Two women’s road races took place last weekend, the Capenwray road race, won by Mary Wilkinson (Team Boompods), and the Dave Peck Memorial, won by Isabel Darvill (Pro-Noctis – Rotor – Redchilli Bikes presented by Heidi Kjeldsen). Those two riders move into the top ten of the updated rankings (tied in 6th place), while Emily Proud (Grinta Coaching), is also a new entrant in the top ten having finished second at the Dave Peck.
Becky Storrie (CAMS-Basso) extends her lead in the rankings after finishing second at Capenwray. Lucy Ellmore (Pro-Noctis – Rotor – Redchilli Bikes presented by Heidi Kjeldsen) moves up to second place from fourth thanks to her ninth place in the same race; she is also the leading under-23 in the rankings. While Oliva Bentley, fourth at Capenwray, moves from sixth in the rankings to third.
There are no women’s National B road races now until the Coalville Wheeler’s Road Race on 17 April, which will form round 2 of the British Women’s Team Cup.
|2||Lucy||Ellmore||Pro-Noctis – Rotor – Redchilli Bikes presented by Heidi Kjeldsen||85|
|4||Leah||Dixon||Bianchi HUNT Morvélo||80|
|6||Isabel||Darvill||Pro-Noctis – Rotor – Redchilli Bikes presented by Heidi Kjeldsen||60|
|9||Kerry||Middleton||Team LDN – Brother UK||53|
|12||Alice||McWilliam||BIANCHI HUNT MORVELO||45|
|=||Sammie||Stuart||Team LDN – Brother UK||45|
|14||Sian||Botteley||Team LDN – Brother UK||43|
|=||Lucy||Lee||Team LDN – Brother UK||33|
|=||Corinne||Side||Pro-Noctis – Rotor – Redchilli Bikes presented by Heidi Kjeldsen||33|
|20||Jessie||Carridge||Brother UK – Orientation Marketing||31|
|=||Madeleine||Gammons||Saint Piran WRT||31|
|22||Suzetta||Guerrini||Jadan – Vive le Velo||28|
|23||Lucy||Harris||LAKA Pedal Mafia RT||23|
|24||Gabriella||Homer||Saint Piran WRT||20|
|26||Charlotte||Berry||Spectra Wiggle p/b Vitus||17|
|=||Christina||Wiejak||Saint Piran WRT||15|
|30||Hannah||Bayes||Saint Piran WRT||14|