Saturday 3rd March saw in the Sheffrec 2up 25 based on the O25/11 which runs between Hatfield Woodhouse - Crowle - Hatfield Woodhouse - Blaxton.
The day started rather grey and misty but by lunchtime the overcast sky began clearing with shafts of strong sunlight striking the HQ in Hatfield Woodhouse.
Nassim Koriba & Paul Armstrong of the promoting club kicked off proceedings with the remaining 44 starting teams following at the traditional 2 minute intervals.
Despite the improving rolling sunshine, the early starters were challenged by a breezy headwind into the 2nd part of the course which followed the A614 south to Blaxton roundabout although the wind seemed to reduce for the later pairs.
At the halfway mark, Sportscover Altura RT pairing of Brown & Duggleby appeared to be leading the field, but their team mates Tanner & Humphreys clawed time back to finish into 1st place 23 seconds ahead.
First three teams: (Full results here)
|1||Collin Humphrey & John Tanner||Sportscover Altura RT/Sportscover Altura RT||00:52:21|
|2||Ashley Brown & Adam Duggleby||Sportscover Altura RT/Sportscover Altura RT||00:52:44|
|3||Richard Teare & Rob Townsend||Langsett Cycles RT/Langsett Cycles RT||00:55:42|