Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Farewell to Dean Downing from the Sheffield Grand Prix

So, it was a fond farewell to Rotherham lad Dean Downing who was bowing out on a fantastic career at the Claremont Sheffield Grand Prix - an event he won last year.

Cyclists head over the cobbles past the Town Hall.

 The winners of the Silver Healthcare Classic:
1 Dieter Droger (Pioneer Scott) 42-09
2 Tom Pidcock (Chevin Cycles) at 21sec
3 Harry Hardcastle (Kirklees CA) at 54sec
Women: Lauren O’Brien (RST Racing Team).

A smiling Dean Downing at the start of the Sheffield Grand Prix.

The rolling start of the Sheffield Grand Prix.

1. Kristian House, Rapha Condor JLT
2. Adam Blythe, NFTO
3. Tobyn Horton, Madison Genesis
4. Matt Cronshaw, Velosure Giordana
5. Mike Northey, Madison Genesis
6. Alex Blain, Raleigh
7. Chris Opie, Rapha Condor JLT
8. Dean Downing, NFTO
9. Scott Thwaites, Netapp Endura
10. George Atkins, Raleigh