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Elite Champs 25th - 27th February | Age Group Champs 1st - 5th March

Track Nationals Video Gallery

Check out our video highlights from the RaboDirect Track Nationals. Get an up close view of all of the racing from the eight days of competition at Invercargill's ILT Velodrome. <view more>

Track-side Commentary Archive

Commentary ButtonIf you didn't make it to the ILT Velodrome you can relive all of the action with our live text commentary. Our results team updated results as they happened with live blow-by-blow descriptions of all the action. Just click the button to the right, choose the session you want and it's (nearly) as good as being there.

Age Group Nationals Day 5

Age Group Day 5 Photo Gallery

05/03/2011 - All the action from the final day of racing at the 2011 Championships. <view photos>

Southland Dominates Track Nationals

05/03/2011 - Southland has again proved itself to be the most powerful track cycling centre in New Zealand, defending the Cycling NZ National Points Shield with style at the RaboDirect National Track Championships, held at Invercargill's ILT Velodrome over the last 8 days. <read more>

Final Session Qualifiers Found

05/03/2011 - The final morning of qualifying at the RaboDirect Age Group Championships was held this morning at the ILT Velodrome. <click here>

Age Group Nationals Day 4

Age Group Day 4 Photo Gallery

04/03/2011 - All the action from the penultimate day of racing at the 2011 Championships. Individual Pursuits, Points and Scratch Races and Team Sprints. <view photos>

Day Four Brings More Gold

04/03/2011 - There was excitement across all events at the fourth day of the RaboDirect Age Group Track National Championship in Invercargill. <read more>

Another Day, Another National Record ... or Three

04/03/2011 - Another day day, another National Record. NZ records were threatened and beaten this morning in qualifying for the Under 19 and Masters Individual Pursuits. <read more>

Age Group Nationals Day 3

Day 3 Photo Gallery

Check out Robyn Jordan's great action shots from the third evening of competition at the RaboDirect National Age Group Champs <view gallery>

Family Affair for National Champ

Tim Carswell calls laps for Uncle Bruce Jones at the 2011 National Champs03/03/2011 - Southland's Bruce Jones had to share his success with plenty of mates on the third night of finals at the RaboDirect Age Group Track Championships in Invercargill.

The 55 year old Southlander won the men’s 55 years plus individual pursuit national title in record time at the ILT Velodrome.

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Record Falls to Jones

03/03/11 - Another National Record fell by the wayside this morning at the RaboDirect Age Group Championships. <read more>

Age Group Nationals Day 2

Michael Culling wins the U17 Scratch Race in a Photo FinishDay 2 Photo Gallery

02/03/2011 - View all the action from the second night of finals racing at the ILT Velodrome <view photos>

100 Up For Southland

02/03/2011 - Records fell and Southland brought up its century of points on the second night of finals at the RaboDirect National Age Group Track Cycling Champs at Invercargill's ILT Velodrome this evening. <read more>

Age Group Track Nationals at the ILT velodromeDay Two Promises Plenty

02/03/2011 - Tonight's second night of racing at the RaboDirect Age Group Track Cycling Champs promises plenty as another 13 national champions will be crowned. 

This morning saw qualifying in a number of events and the start of both the Mens and Womens U19 Omniums.

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Age Group Nationals - Day 1

Age Groups Day 1 Photo Gallery

Images from the opening day of competition in the RaboDirect Age Group Track Champs <view gallery>

Southland Dominates Opening Day

01/03/2011 - Junior world championship representative Stephanie McKenzie proved she has a bright future after a superb performance on the opening night of the RaboDirect National Age Group Cycling Championships in Invercargill tonight. <read more>

McKenzie Follows Hansen's Lead

1/03/2011 - Southland's Steph McKenzie followed the lead set by fellow sprinter Natasha Hansen in the Elite Championships by lowering her U19 National Sprint Record in qualifying this morning on the opening day of the RaboDirect Age Group Track Nationals. <read more>

Elite Nationals Day 3

Natasha Hansen heads to the line to win the Womens KeirinHansen Has Eyes On London

28/02/2011 - Southland’s Natasha Hansen is the fastest girl on wheels after a dominant display at the RaboDirect New Zealand track cycling championships that finished in Invercargill tonight. 

Hansen won all four sprint events, setting two new national records in the process. <read more>

Southland Dominate Elite Champs

27/02/2011 - The 2011 RaboDirect Elite National Track Cycling Champs ended in fine style at Invercargill's ILT Velodrome tonight with the host centre laying one hand on the Points Shield. <click here>

Day 3 Photo Gallery

All the action from the third and final night of racing at the Elite Track Nationals inclucing Tom Scully and Gemma Dudley's Omnium wins and Simon van Velthooven and Natasha Hansen's domination of the sprint events <click here>

National Record Falls in Tandem

27/02/2011 - Short and fast was the order day at the ILT Velodrome this morning on the final day of the 2011 RaboDirect Elite Track National Championship. Para-cyclist Philippa Gray and her tandem pilot Laura Thompson (Southland) rode a blistering ride in the tandem kilometre time trial to set a new national record. The women set a 1.12.417 over four laps of the track. It is a massive confidence boost for the duo ahead of the para-cycling World Championships in Montichiari, Italy in the middle of March. <read more>

Elite Nationals Day 2

Jason Allen charges to the line to win the Mens Scratch RaceJason Allen Grabs Second Gold

26/02/2011 - Christchurch’s Jason Allen, with 11 national titles to his name, finally ticked off the big one when he won the individual pursuit at the RaboDirect New Zealand track championships in Invercargill tonight. But his victory in a handy 4:27.732 over talented Southland-based Marlborough rider Cameron Karwowski had a hollow ring to it. <read more>

Photo Gallery - Day 2

Shots from morning and evening action from Day Two of the RaboDirect National Track Champs at Invercargill's ILT Velodrome <click here>

National Sprint Record Lowered Twice

26/02/2011 - Natasha Hansen continued her success at the RaboDirect Elite Track Nationals by setting a blistering pace in the women’s sprint qualification. <read more>

Elite Nationals Day 1

Photo Gallery - Day 1

25/02/2011 - Take in all of the action from the opening day of competition at the 2011 RaboDirect Track Nationals by clicking here.

Shanks Defends Pursuit Title with Style

25/02/2011 - Dunedin’s Alison Shanks bounced back from a hasty flight home from Europe to claim her fourth individual pursuit title on the opening night of finals at the RaboDirect New Zealand Track championships in Invercargill tonight. <read more

Natasha Hansen after winning the 250m TTSouthland Dominates Opening of Track Nationals

25/02/2011 - Southland riders proved their dominance in the opening session of the 2011 RaboDirect Elite Track National Championships in Invercargill this morning. Natasha Hansen (Southland) reigned supreme in the 250m time trial, beating her old national record. Beijing World Cup gold medallist Simon van Velthooven was edged out by Southland’s Matt Archibald in the men’s 250 metre time trial. <read more>

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