Nieuw-Zeeland National Track Series -1


(From left) Regan Gough, Aaron Gate, Campbell Stewart and world champion Corbin Strong during the points race

Van 10 t/m 12 juli werd op de baan van het Avantidrome in Cambridge (New-Zealand) de eerste van drie events in het kader van de ‘Track National Series’ verreden. Men sprak daar over post Corona!
Round 2: 11 – 13 September, Cambridge
Round 3: 9 – 11 October, Invercargill

Events each round to offer endurance and sprint options. Riders can choose to enter one or both.
Endurance option
• Points, scratch, tempo, elimination, madison, omnium
Sprint option
• Derby, keirin, sprints, team Sprint

Organisers also made provision for some Tokyo Olympic hopefuls, who have only recently returned to group training at the Avantidrome.
De crème de la crème van Nieuw-Zeeland stond aan de start:
Sam Webster – Callum Saunders, world champion Corbin Strong, Ally Wollaston, Sam Dakin, Rushlee Buchanan, Holly Edmondston, Campbell Stewart all members of the Vantage Elite team enjoyed successes over the three days. There were international riders also prominent with Mark Stewart (Gr-Br), the former European under-23 and Commonwealth Games winner, and USA champion VS Adrian Hegyvary, husband of Rushlee Buchanan, both gaining wins.

Successful riders in the series (per onderdeel kreeg men punten) include sprint winners Sam Webster and Tahlay Christie; A Grade endurance winners Ally Wollaston and Jack Carswell;