Tour favourites, Holden Women’s Racing have taken the Team’s Classification after the first two stages of the Tour of South West held yesterday. The tour began with Holden making a clean sweep of the time trial, which was won by reigning Subaru NRS Champion, Lisen Hockings (Holden).
Stage 2 also featured some good results for Holden, with Grace Brown coming in 6th in a final bunch sprint, bested by the likes of 2016 National Criterium Champion Sophie Mackay outsprint former dual junior track world champion Macey Stewart (TIS) who took 1st and 2nd.
The third and final stage of the Tour will take place today (Sunday 7th) and features a criterium around the seaside town of Peterborough.
1. Lisen Hockings 1h40
2. Grace Brown (+9)
3. Macey Stewart (+12)
4. Louisa Lobigs (+13)
1. Holden Women’s Cycling
2. TIS Racing
3. Specialized Women’s Racing
4. HighFive Dream team
Other stage winners included:
Men’s A: Jason Lea (IsoWhey Sports SwissWellness)
Women’s NRS: Sophie Mackay (Specialized)
Masters A: Tim Jamieson (CCCC)
Men’s B: Jordan Villani (St KIlda)
Women’s B: Meredith Clark (St Kilda)
Masters B: Tim Reddick (Port Fairy)
Men’s C: Angus Collins (Brunswick)
Women’s C: Ella Atkinson (MCL)
Masters C: Craig Lee (Ballarat)
Image: Con Chronis