Race reports by course commentator extraordinaire Alan Jones

Jonesy Report – Bramston Beach 19/8/18

WHILST A PLETHORA OF OTHER EVENTS AFFECTED THE FIELDS FOR THE RESUMPTION OF RACING AT BEAUTIFULBRAMSTON, THE PERFECT WEATHER AND ENTHUSIASM OF THOSE WHO BOTHERED TO MAKE THE TRIP, outweighed any prior disappointments brought on by the lack of numbers. In fact I cannot...

JONESY REPORT – Woree Crit 22/7/18

THE CAIRNS HARDWARE CRITERIUM SERIES CONTINUED ON SUNDAY WITH THE SATURDAY’S ABC CYCLING SEGMENT REFERRING TO THE A GRADE RACE, AS THE BEST LINEUP THUS FAR THIS SEASON featuring the return to the road of top class riders Paul Mashford and Simon Hubbard both ready to...

JONESY REPORT – Green Hill Course 15/7/18

SEVEN RIDERS USING THE GORDONVALE HILL COURSE AS A STEPPING STONE FOR NEXT MONTHS TOUR OF THE TROPICS, WERE JOINED ON THE TRICKY 60 KILOMETRE JOURNEY BY  MUCH HERALDED TEENAGER AND NRS COMPETITOR LIAM EDWARDS (PICTURED IN LIGHT BLUE BEHIND GARY HAYDON IN THE...

JONESY REPORT – Cairns Hardware Crit #2

TOBIA KIPPER CAUSES A MAJOR SURPRISE, WHEN THE SOLE MEMBER OF THE MAD DOG TEAM UPSET THE STONGER FANCIES BY TAKING OUT HIS FIRST WIN IN THE TOP GRADE AT THE WOREE RACEWAY ON SUNDAY. A GRADE In the strongest field assembled this year, Tobia held on after a last lap...

JONESY REPORT – Malanda Road Race June 3rd

BEAUTIFUL ONE DAY PERFECT THE NEXT, THAT WAS THE CATCH CRY OF THE QUEENSLAND COMMONWEALTH GAMES. HOWEVER, THE BETTER THAN PERFECT WEATHER, AND THE SUPERB HOSPITALITY OF THE MALANDA STATE SCHOOL (THANKS MARK ALLEN) PAVED THE WAY FOR FABULOUS RACING THROUGH THE ROLLING...

JONESY REPORT- Woree Criterium Short Course 22/4/18

LINK TO MALANDA ROAD RACE REPORT BART DURAJ BACKS UP HIS RECENT KERMESSE WIN WITH ANOTHER COMFORTABLE VICTORY AT THE TOP GRADE IN SUNDAY’S CRITERIUM. GAVIN BUTLER WINDS BACK THE CLOCK IN A MARVELLOUS RETURN TO FORM IN THE B’S. In a nail biting sprint to the wire GABY...

JONSEY REPORT – WOREE CRIT 11/03/18

DECISIVE MOVES IN ALL GRADES LED TO RUNAWAY WINNERS in Sundays CRITERIUMS. IN A DAY WHERE LEADERS DOMINATED THE RETURN TO THE WOREE RACEWAY. GARY HAYDON AND LUKE AZZARPARDI USED LAP SIX TO SPRINGBOARD INTO ACTION IN GROUPS A and B RESPECTIVELY. JOSH RAYNOR and JOHN Duel made their move at lap four in a battle royal in C GRADE. While it wasn’t until the tenth lap that IDAN PIERCY pounced running away with a dominant D grade victory.

Summer road series – Gordonvale Race 1 – Jonesy Report

SATURDAY MORNIGS ABC’S CYCLING SEGMENT SUGGESTED THAT Paul Mashford and Bart Duraj would PLAY AN BIG PART in the opening road race of the summer, also adding that Damien Ingram due to a recent holiday to Japan may be underdone, he didn’t take his bike. Well the commentator mentioned the trifecta, however in a frenetic drive to the finish with egg all over Jonesy’s face, it was Ingram who just outgunned Bart Duraj with Paul Mashford an excellent ride back in third spot.

JONSEY REPORT – WOREE CRIT 04/02/18

He may have been hiding under a rock over the Christmas/New Year period but Jonsey has now awakened and is fully rested and has had a suitable amount of beauty sleep. The hammer and chisel has been freshly sharpened and in no time at all the mighty Jonsey has carved a...