Eastern Province Grand Prix returns

The Eastern Province Grand Prix returned to the racing calendar after many years.

The Eastern Cape track cycling Grand Prix

The event took place from Friday the 17th to Saturday the 18th of June 2022. This gave visiting riders the opportunity to create a long weekend and to travel to the event on Youth day. Racing took place at the Westbourne Oval track.

Westbourne Oval

The track is 500m long and is extremely smooth. The weather was perfect on the Friday. There was some wind on the Saturday, but not too bad.

There was racing for all categories from scholars to veterans.

Veterans racing

Friday was mainly a match sprint day with qualifiers, heats and semi-finals being run. The finals were run on the Saturday. The event also included points, scratch, elimination, keirin and 1500m races over the two days. The team sprints and team pursuits were held on the Saturday.

Masters team sprint

The event was well supported by the youth with great scholars participation.

Youth cycling

Here are the full results:

A lap at speed around Westbourne oval