Two-Day Cycle Race at Weston (1957)

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The Grand Prix d’Angleterre two-day cycle race started from Knightstone Theatre at 11 a.m. today at Weston-super-Mare. The first day of the race was due to be completed at Windwhistle Road at 2.45 p.m. this afternoon. Tomorrow competitors will again start from Knightstone Theatre at 10.30 a.m. and the event will finish at Windwhistle Road at 3.45 p.m.
The winners will be those with the lowest times over the two days and prizes will be awarded to teams individually and to stage winners.
Competitors, who number 50 strong, represent Birmingham, Bristol, Blindfold, Cardiff, Exeter, Plymouth, Taunton, and Worcester.
The prizes will be presented by Mrs. R. F. Bastin, president of the Western Section of the British League of Racing Cyclists and the presentations will be made outside the Knightstone Baths soon after the finish.
E.W 22/6/1957

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