Laura Trott and Ed Clancy headline London finale of Revolution track series
Three sessions of racing at Olympic velodrome
Organisers have unveiled a packed programme for the final round of the Revolution track racing series at London’s Olympic Velodrome, March 14-15.
The series finale will unfold over three sessions on Friday and Saturday and will feature top riders including Ed Clancy and Laura Trott.
The Elite Championship will conclude on Saturday night as Team Sky, Rapha Condor JLT and current leaders Rudy Project RT battle for the title.
Before that the showpiece event on Friday evening is a special GB v Rest of the World Madison, while the Women’s Omnium will also begin.
Talking at Revolution Series Round 4 in Manchester, double Olympic champ Laura Trott said: “I haven’t competed at the London velodrome since the Games, so it’s going to be nice, it’s still really fresh because obviously that’s where the Olympics were. I’m really excited, and it’s an Omnium, finally!”
Some high-calibre partnerships will form for the Madison: Andy Tennant and Ed Clancy will join forces for GB, while UIV Cup winners Didier Caspers and Melvin van Zilj, and Christian Grasmann and Leif Lampater of Rudy Project RT will line up to oppose them.
The Women’s Omnium runs throughout all three sessions. The Saturday afternoon session will include two Elite Championship events plus a tandem sprinting competition.
Meanwhile the HOY Future Stars also concludes on Saturday night. In the girls’ competition Grace Garner leads the standings by a single point from Sophie Capewell. Joe Holt leads the boys’ competition with Joe Truman in second, 36 points behind.
Triple Olympic champion Jason Kenny added: “London is a very special velodrome obviously, because of the Olympics being there, the atmosphere is amazing ... It’ll be a good experience, I’m looking forward to going back and hopefully re-living a few memories.”
Standard tickets are almost all sold out for all sessions. VIP tickets are still available.
See http://www.cyclingrevolution.com/ for more details and for tickets.