Exeter Wheels recently played host to the final round of the South West Cyclocross Series, which also featured the South West Regional Championships. The event took place at the well-established Escot Park course, attracting a total of 175 riders from the South West region. It was a fierce competition, as participants battled for podium positions in their respective categories.
Impressively, the riders from Mid Devon Cycling Club secured a remarkable nine podium finishes. They achieved four first-place positions, with young talents Frederick Simcock (Under 10 category), Lauren Fox (Under 14 Girls category), and Eva Fox (Under 16 Girls category) emerging victorious. Additionally, Matt Holmes secured an admirable second place in the Under 14 category.
The club also claimed four third-place finishes, showcasing their depth of talent across various age groups. Ben Ward (Under 12 category), James Allen (Under 14 category), Bayley Woodger (Under 16 category), and James Bovey (V50 category) all impressed with their podium-worthy performances.
Overall, it was an exciting and highly competitive event, highlighting the skill and dedication of the South West riders as they vied for regional glory.
Reginal Champs results
Under 10 Fredrick Simcock 1st Henry Hatton 10th
Under 12 Ben Ward 3rd Oliver Gray 5th Benjamin Simcock 6th Jacob Coles 10th
Under 14 Matt Holmes 2nd James Allen 3rd Ben Picton 4th,Omar Wilson 5th
Under 14G Lauren Fox 1st
Under 16 Bayley Woodger 3rd Samuel Gray 4th Edwards Fraile-Whysall
Under 16G Eva Fox 1st
JM Ed Selwood 4th
V40w Emily Simcock 4th
V50 James Bovey 3rd Neil Ward 9th Simon Gray 18th
V50 Catherine Kilburn 1st Nicky Quant 4th
V60 Philp Smith 11th
SM Will Kelly 6th