St George MERIDA NRS Team Race in Wagga for the Tolland Open
St George MERIDA NRS Team Race in Wagga for the Tolland OpenGreat weekend of racing down in Wagga for the Tolland Open - kicking off what's sure to be another fantastic year of country handicap racing!
Yesterday's race was a super quick 94km road race in some extremely wet conditions! Scratch finished in under two hours, still only catching the front markers in the final 500m - for what was a huge bunch sprint easily taken by Jackson Law! Declan would finish 10th, with Jay, Tam and Pat all safely in the bunch.Today saw the rain subside, but the wind seriously ensue! Declan, Pat and Tam put in another super effort off block, holding off scratch and taking the win. Rylee Field held on to take the win solo after a late attack, with Tam and Declan finishing in a small bunch sprint for 5th and 7th!
With only fastest time left on offer, Jay battled it out with only 6 others who survived scratch, with Ben Hill taking time ahead of Jake Kauffman - their group only 20 seconds off the win in the process!
Great to have a super quality weekend of racing in the legs ahead of a big couple of months!
Photo credit - Les Crawford and Scott Stevens.