Hampton races to time trial victory
Dave Hampton claimed the Ashford Wheelers 50-mile Time Trial Championship on Sunday. The time of 2:00.36 also won him the handicap. He finished ahead of Colin Woolard (2:06.03), with Mike Newman third (2:06.48). Other times: Andy Robinson (2:06.52), Mick Claydon (2:12.26), Rob Sparks (2:21.30), Andy Cornwell (2:24.09), Alec Mayes (2:30.37), Lesley Newman (2:47.37). Andy Branson was first Wheeler home in the club’s 10-mile timetrial last Wednesday. He finished in 21.34. Other Ashford finishers: Lee Buckman, fourth, (21.57); Stewart King, fifth (22.05); Dave Hampton, eighth (22.25); Andy Robinson, 11th (23.40); Mike Newman, 12th (23.42); Mick Claydon; 13th (23.44); John Hollidge, 15th (23.58); Rob Sparks, 20th (25.49); Alec Mayes 21st, (26.35); Lesley Newman, 24th (29.32).