Race reports by course commentator extraordinaire Alan Jones

Jonesy Report – MiHaven Mareeba Tour

Click here for GC Results A Grade A SENSATIONAL VICTORY IN SATURDAY’S CRITERIUM BY BERNARD COSSAR–SMITH gave the Cairns rider a 36 second lead over Townsville’s Scott Lynch and Marvin Baumeister Schoenian going into Sunday’s road race at the completion of stage one of...

Scallopini Returns!

2020 sees the return of Trevor Scallopini after a significant absence from the sport. There is some speculation he'd been away recuperating from a liver transplant, or perhaps had an extended visit to the Crossbar Motel. Either way, Trev's report has hit our desks...

Jonesy Report: Club Championships

Perfect conditions prevailed at the Club Championships held at the Woree Criterium course on Sunday. No real surprises through the morning, although a new rider to the road Marty Stayte took out the C grade race, and an intriguing A Grade race averaging a slick 41kmh...

Jonesy Report: MiHaven Crit Series Finale

Team CP’S domination of the MiHaven Series continued in the Final on Sunday, when they filled the first four placings. Simon Hubbard won the race narrowly from his team mates Damien Ingram, Mark Bamford and Gary Haydon in that order with a gap back to Tobia Kipper,...

Jonesy Report: MiHaven Crit 15/9/19

Despite the fact that CP Racing’s skipper Damien (The Creature) Ingram was absent nursing post-Amateurs and Salthouse self-inflicted blues, the very strong remainder of the team took out the trifecta with Mark Bamford consolidating his commanding lead in the third leg...

Jonesy Report: Malanda Road Race 14/7/19

The brilliant form of Luke Azzopardi continued by winning the Malanda Road Race and completing the Southern Tableland double, after successfully claiming Millaa Millaa’s crown the week before. It was this race at Malanda one year ago, that Luke won his first senior...

Will the real Jonesy please stand up?

Various on course reporters have stepped up and submitted race reports and are showing there's quite a bit of literary prowess in our club! Thank you for your submissions and thank you to all the volunteers for making this race happen; it was a glorious morning! A...

Jonesy Report – LDI Final Crit 2/6/19

LUKE AZZOPARDI ADDED THE FINAL OF THE LDI CRITERIUM SERIES TO HIS ALREADY IMPRESSIVE CV WHEN HE DEFEATED HIS ONLY OTHER RIVAL IN SUNDAY’S RACE BERNARD –COSSAR SMITH. Luke had an unassailable lead throughout the series, and maybe this was the reason the current u/17...

Jonesy Report – Mareeba 5/5/19

THE LONG AWAITED RETURN TO ROAD RACING at MAREEBA the famous  GATEWAY TO THE CAPE, saw 40 RIDERS MAKE THEIR WAY UP THE KURANDA RANGE TO RACE IN NEAR PERFECT CONDITIONS.  A GRADE WAS BOLSTERED BY THE VERY IN FORM LUKE AZZOPARDI returning from a hit run visit...

Jonesy Report – Woree Crit 24/3/19

FOLLOWING A MAGNIFICENT A GRADE PLACING IN THE FAMOUS MELBOURNE TO WARRNABOOL BIKE RACE, A ROCK HARD FIT SIMON HUBBARD PACKED TOO MANY GUNS IN THE LDI CONSTRUCTIONS CRITERIUM OPENER, defeating a brave Kieran Mouldey with SIMON'S CP Racings team mate Gary Haydon in...