Round 6 of the Footscray Cycling Club’s 2015/6 Criterium season, held this Wednesday out at the Victoria University track in Hoppers Crossing, saw C and D Grades get in a full race A and B Grades a shortened race just before the torrential rains fell.
In C grade Thomas Rebesco took the win over Oscar Dart in 2nd and James Bell in 3Rd. The D grade race was won by Mark Koutsogiannis with Graeme Wilson in 2nd and Dennis Hobbs in 3rd.
With rain threatening the small A and B bunches started the race together for a brief period until the A Grade pace was too much for most B graders. The B grade bunch regrouped and rolled on together until the rain affected sprint.
A grade were just able to squeeze in the finish of their race as the rain started to hit, with Andrew Bonnello taking the win over Paul Kenny in 2nd and Leigh Kelly in 3rd.
By the time B grade got their last lap, the rain was falling heavy and race was concluded without a result.
A: Andrew Bonello, Paul Kenny, Leigh Kelly
B: No result – Rain interrupted
C: Thomas Rebesco, Oscar Dart, James Bell
D: Mark Koutsogiannis, Graeme Wilson, Dennis Hobbs