Spherical 3 of the HSBC UK | Nationwide Downhill was hosted this weekend at Caersws, Wales. With unseasonably dry and mudy circumstances, which turned the monitor from its ordinary Welsh circumstances to one factor that extra resembled California, proving difficult For A lot of riders.
Race day started with clear blue skies and sunny climate; however The regular Welsh climate set in with wind constructing and rain threatening in the direction of The prime of the day. Fortunately, this Did not Appear to disrupt the riders An extreme quantity of.
The monitor started with a steep prime part main into mudy berms and rocky, chute descents added to The combination Inside the decrease half of the monitor.
Caersws is a monitor thOn the riders love, and with the mudy circumstances there was An excellent deal of alternatives for riders to slap turns and create huge mud explosions.
As quickly as Once again, following on from the unbelievable assist the riders acquired Inside the final round in Scotland, UK Downhill foldecreases have been out in strain to cheer, heckle and have A great time watching the racing.
In the Male Juvenile class, George Madley claimed first place with a strong three-second lead forward of William Pugh in second and Nathan Diwell-Wilson in third.
The ever-spectacular Dom Platt from Atherton Racing was topped victorious Inside the Male Youth class with a round nonetheless left to go. Luca Thurlow was in second and Lucas Craik in third.
Bradley Defend’s once Once again claimed The very Greater of The podium Inside the Male Grasp’s shutly adopted by Michael Vickers in second and Sam Wooden in third.
There was some quick, shut racing on current Inside the Elite Males’s area with Simply one second separating The podium positions.
Roger Vieira not solely pipped Adam Brayton to first place by just three-tenths of a second, However the Brazilian additionally took the overalll win for the Elite Males’s collection.
It has been a dominant efficiency from Roger this yr, taking the win in every round So far. Can he make it a clear sweep in Spherical 4? It was a trio of World Cup riders on The podium, with SR Suntour One Imaginative and prescient’s Jack Studying following shutly in third place.
In The women’s Junior area, Aimi Kenyon stormed to victory with a 9-second lead claiming first place forward of Anna Craig in second and Nina-Yves Cameron in third.
Stacey Fisher took first place Inside the Elite Women’s race forward of Melanie Chappaz in second and Katherine Sharp recovering from her damage On the World Championships and taking house third.