Way to go for Howard

HOWARD Staunton won his ninth time-trial in the Hainault Roads Club evening tens series and secured the trophy as the overall winner. On a night plagued by heavy downpours and blustery winds, Staunton put in a resounding display to stop the clock in 24 mi

HOWARD Staunton won his ninth time-trial in the Hainault Roads Club evening tens series and secured the trophy as the overall winner.

On a night plagued by heavy downpours and blustery winds, Staunton put in a resounding display to stop the clock in 24 minutes and 25 seconds.

With four wins on each course, he now has the maximum points needed to carry off the Boulogne Trophy and equals the record number of wins with club champion Rob Dulson.

Roger Pimm took second place, his highest of the series, with a time of 26.40, propelling him into a position to contest a podium place, while Dylan Marvelly bagged eight points for his time of 28.41, with Frank McGowan in 29.23.


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Kevin Barton took fifth spot with a fine ride within 'evens' of 29.24 and Chris Pimm and Matthew Smith shared sixth as they crossed the line in 30.32.

Patrick Smith put in a great performance to clock 32.31 and gain a course PB into the bargain. Alistair Smith picked up two points after stopping the clock in 34.51.

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