2012 ARCHIVE: Southland District Council Roll to Victory
The Southland District Council is the 2012 Corporate Pursuit champion after its foursome of Cherie Champion, Adrian Buddle, Jamie Cunningham and rider/coach Mark Day combined to ride to four victories throughout today's knock-out Finals at the Stadium Southland Velodrome.
After qualifying fastest in last weekend's grading time trial the SDC combination held its form throughout the day to take out Division One from Calder Stewart Roofing, who had to be content with second place for the second year in a row. <read more>
Finals Photo Gallery
Check out the action and colour from Finals Day in our Photo Gallery.
Finals Day Results
Division One Plate
Division One Consolation Plate
Division One Special Plate
Division Two Plate
Division Two Consolation Plate
Division Two Special Plate
All-Comers Record Attempt
Finals Day Team Lap Splits
Finals Day Live
Grading Time Trial Report and Results
8/7/2012 - All 34 teams in Cycling Southland’s Corporate Pursuit were put through their paces at Stadium Southland velodrome yesterday in the grading time trial.
Southland District Council will take top seeding through to next Sunday’s after the foursome recorded 1 minute 18.030 for their four-lap journey. H&J Outdoor World claimed second with 1:18.179 with Preston Russell Law third overall on 1:19.246.
Other teams to qualify for next week’s top division were Fonterra, Calder Stewart Roofing, EIS Group, ILT Heineken 1, Opus, Southroads, Police, YMCA, Westpac, BNZ, WHK, SBS Bank and The Southland Times.
Brett Roulston of Calder Stewart recorded the fastest individual lap of the afternoon with a blistering 16 second final lap to lift his team from 12th to fifth overall. It sets the scene for what should be a great battle for the 2012 title.
Harrex Group heads the list in Division Two on 1:22.782 from Fulton Hogan Southland, The Radio Network, , AWS Legal, Environment Southland, Whyte’s Gravel Supplies, Finance Now, Amalgamated Builders, Ricoh, ASA Stonewood Homes, St Thomas Aquinas School, Waihopai Health Services, Harcourts, HW Richardsons, BMAC Sheetmetal, ILT Heineken 2, McIntyre Dick & Partners and PowerNet.
The Corporate Pursuit Finals will start at 9:30am on Sunday. Entry is $2 per adult and kids are free.
Time Trial Photo Gallery
Check out all of the action from the grading time trial by clicking here. Photos courtesy of the wonderful Robyn Jordan.
Finals Day Downloads
Finals Day Draw - PDF (43Kb)
Finals Day Start-List - PDF (137Kb)
Corporate Pursuit Event Programme - PDF (660Kb)
Full Time Trial results - PDF
Time Trial Lap Splits - PDF
Live Commentary Time Trial Updates
Follow all the action right here as the 2012 Corporate Pursuit Grading Time Trial starts at 12:30pm this Sunday
Corporate Pursuit News
Corporate Pursuit Links
Congratulations ESY Riders
The Environment Southland team win a free set of Corporate Pursuit Team Kit with their "revealing" team photo entry.