THE Hopscotch Cafe & Europa Cafe Winter Aggregate Race Series commenced with a cold Mount Beckworth handicap on Sunday, 2 June. The 14-minute group rode away with the race and claimed all top five placings.
Dan Crook set up the win for his training partner, Brian Ure, after attacking the bunch with three kilometres remaining.
Three riders chased Crook down, setting up the inevitable conclusion for Ure to streak away in a long 300 metre sprint.
W.A.R.S. race 1: 1st – Brian Ure (14 min), 2nd – Peter Livitsanis (14 min), 3rd – Bob Morley (14 min), 4th – Dan Whelan (14 min), 5th – Dan Crook (14 min), fastest time – Jason Hendry (Scratch) 1h 24m 30s, ave. 39kph, 2nd fastest time – Stu Brien (Scratch)